March 2-4: Deepa Kumar: Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire

Deepa Kumar: Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire
Vancouver Coast Salish Territdeepa-kumarories Speaking Tour

Saturday March 2nd, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Monday, Mar. 4, 12:30 – 2:00pm
UBC Student Union Building, Rm. 207 – 209

Monday, Mar. 4, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Conference Centre – Room A – Cedar4 Building 1205A
Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Surrey Campus 12666 72 Avenue

Tuesday, Mar. 5 – 12:30 – 2:00pm
Langara Community College, 100 W. 49Th, Rm. TBA

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/265828813547615/

deepa-kumar-bookDeepa Kumar is an Associate Professor of Media Studies and Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University.

Her book titled Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire (Haymarket Books, 2012), looks at how the “Muslim enemy” has historically been mobilized to suit the goals of empire.

For more info on Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire:
http://www.deepakumar.net/islamophobia-book

Organized by Seriously Free Speech Committee Vancouver; financially supported by the Hari Sharma Foundation, UBC Social Justice Committee and the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group. ENDORSED BY Afghans United for Justice; Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign; Canada Palestine Association; Canada Palestine Support Network; Critical Race and Postcolonial Feminist Theory Research Network; Independent Jewish Voices; Kwantlen University Critical Criminology Working Group; Siraat; South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD); UBC Colour Connected; UBC Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights, Westcoast Sheen.

Contact: Seriously Free Speech Committee: Brian Campbell – 604-254-1803 and Kathy Copps – 604-436-4850.

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