Our 2016 lecture series tackles the theme “Islam and Muslims in the 21st Century.” Featuring scholars and journalists who are leading thought-provoking conversations about Muslims and Islam today, the series addresses questions of identity and belonging, youth and integration, and immigration and settlement.

In this lecture

Doug Saunders is a journalist and author of The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West? (2012). His recent work explores Muslim migration into the West.


Learn more about other lectures in this series:

Media, Muslims, and Free Speech
Sunday, April 17, 2–3 pm

The Qur'an in the 21st Century
Sunday, May 1, 2–3 pm

Of Hockey and Hijab: New Reflections on Being Female, Canadian, and Muslim
Sunday, May 15, 2–3 pm

Hybrid Identities: Muslim Arab Youth and the West
Sunday, June 12, 2–3 pm

Communing with the Divine: Islamic Mystical Traditions and the Arts
Sunday, June 26, 2–3 pm


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Photo Credit
“Hot Spot” by Mona Hatoum, Photo by Jörn von Bruchhausen. Courtesy of Galerie Max Hetzler.

ISLAM AND MUSLIMS IN THE 21st CENTURY: Refugees, Immigrants, and Citizens: The Muslim Diaspora Experience in the West

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Cost per lecture $10