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Three artists representing varied disciplines will participate in virtual residencies during the winter and spring quarter. The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies will host one of the artists, Arab-American playwright Betty Shamieh.
  Stanford scholars reflect on the occupation of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and suggest what needs to happen next to preserve democracy.   On Wed. Jan 6, a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building, disrupting the certification of the electoral vote count for President-elect...
Oct 29 2020
Donald Trump's election and the executive orders banning travelers from predominantly Muslim countries led to an upsurge in the number of Muslim American candidates fielded for elected office.  Some, like Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, elected to Congress in 2018, have since become influential in...
Oct 22 2020 | Posted In: Faculty
The Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab in Collaboration with the Yaqeen Institute have conducted one of the first and largest studies focused on the diverser beliefs and practices of Muslims throughout different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.  From initial social isolation policies to anticipating...
Oct 8 2020
What does it mean to be American?  In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize Finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant to U.S.