Islam Awareness Week 2013: Living His Legacy
MONDAY | MARCH 18
Taste of Faith | 3PM - 5PM | McCormick Lounge
Experience the diversity of Muslims through food from across the world.
In Search of Peace | 4PM | McCormick Lounge
A diverse panel of speakers share their journeys and experiences in Islam.
Muhammad | 7:30PM | McCormick Lounge
Speaker: Professor Omer Mozaffar, Faculty at Loyola University Chicago
Muhammad: a leader, diplomat, father, reformer, general, philosopher, visionary, and the Messenger of God.
TUESDAY | MARCH 19
Exploring Islamic Art Exhibit | 3-5PM | Simpson MPR
An exhibit displaying different forms of art and architecture inspired by Islam and the Quran.
Understanding Jihad | 7PM | Galvin Auditorium
Speaker: Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
A struggle for peace or a threat to the West?
WEDNESDAY | MARCH 20
Walk a Mile in Her Hijab | All Day | Loyola University Chicago
Try out the Hijab (veil) to experience a day in the life of a Muslim Woman.
Rethinking Feminism | 4:15PM | Bremner Lounge
Speaker: Humaira Basith, Executive Director of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
How does Islam liberate the Muslim woman?
Hijabi Monologues | 8PM | Galvin Auditorium
A journey into the soul of the American Muslim Hijabi.
THURSDAY | MARCH 21
Sharing a Meal with Our Neighbors | 12-2PM | Bremner Lounge
Help make a difference by bagging a lunch for the underserved through Inspiration Corporation.
Our Shared Lineage: An Interconnection between Abrahamic Faiths | 6PM | Cuneo Hall 210
Speaker: Professor Zubeyir Nisanci, Faculty at Loyola University Chicago
Join us as we discuss the ties between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
Entertainment Night | 8PM | Galvin Auditorium
A night of entertainment where students showcase their talents.
FRIDAY | MARCH 22
Jummuah | 1:40PM and 2:40PM | Mundelein 14th Floor
Observe a sermon & prayer attended weekly by billions of Muslims around the world.
Islam Awareness Week Culmination Dinner | 7PM | Mundelein Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Darul Qasim
Join us for a complimentary dinner where we will explore the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad (S) over the past 1400 years.
Stop by and ask questions or learn about Islam.
Mosque is Open to All
Visit the Mosque where fellow Loyola Students gather to pray.