This Conference will be held February 17, 18, and 19, 2015
Lehigh University is excited to host a commemorative conference celebrating the life and contributions of Malcolm X fifty years after his assassination. "Malcolm X's World 50 Years Later: Race, Religion and Revolution Today," will take place on Lehigh's campus from February 17-19, 2015 and will include a variety of keynote speakers, panels, papers, and presentations around the social justice themes associated with Malcolm X's life's work. Speakers include: Tariq Ali (New Left Review), Rosa Alicia Clemente (U-Mass-Amherst, 2008 VP Candidate, Green Party), Michael Eric Dyson (Georgetown), Pap Ndiaye (Sciences Po, Paris), Carolyn Rouse (Princeton), and Omid Safi (Duke). The Conference seeks to illuminate scholarship, activism, and art that speak to the meaning of Malcolm X fifty years after his tragic death. We are pleased to welcome you to what we believe will be a historic and stimulating three days on our campus.
Special Highlights of the Conference on Wednesday, February 18.
LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE
2:45 to 3:45 PM
SPEAKER - Dr. Omid Safi, Director of Duke Islamic Studies, Duke University
"America between a Dream and a Nightmare: America, Islam, and the Convergence of Martin and Malcolm"
4:00 to 5:15 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION - Introduction by Dr. Robert Rozehnal
Dr. Hisham Aidi, Lecturer, Columbia University
Dr. Robert Rozehnal, Associate Professor of Religion Studies and Director of Center for Global Islamic Studies, Lehigh University
Dr. Omid Safi, Director of Duke Islamic Studies, Duke University
"Malcolm and Islam"
For full information on this Conference visit the website