When: Monday, March 2, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University
What: A panel discussion, “Islamophobia: The Anatomy of Intolerance,” will encourage conversation and provide the opportunity to hear stories from people who have experienced or witnessed Islamophobia. The event will aim to address questions such as:
Why: Intended to create greater interfaith understanding, the discussion is among a number of events sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and other campus organizations to focus on spiritual wellbeing.
Who: Wake Forest University Chaplain Tim Auman will facilitate the panel discussion featuring:
“We want people to practice deep listening, to hear personal stories about what it means to be Muslim and what Islamophobia looks like in people’s everyday lives with the goal of opening the door for relationships that include our differences – even the subtle and the most difficult ones,” Auman said.
About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University’s graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at www.wfu.edu.
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