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Faith Without Fear: An Evening with Muslim Reformer Irshad Manji, March 26

March 19, 2008
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The award-winning journalist, filmmaker and human rights activist Irshad Manji has received death threats and distinctions for her internationally best-selling book, The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith. As founding director of the Moral Courage Project at NYU Wagner’s Research Center for Leadership in Action, Irshad’s mission is to develop leaders who will challenge political correctness, self-censorship and intellectual conformity.

Please join the NYU Women’s Initiative for a thought-provoking evening with this inspired thinker and doer on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor, 60 Washington Square South (at the corner of LaGuardia Place), New York, N.Y. The networking reception will take place from 6:00-6:45 p.m., followed by Irshad Manji’s lecture, Q&A and book-signing, 6:45-8:00 p.m.

For more information about this event or the NYU Women’s Initiative, please contact Carol Gardner, director of the NYU Women’s Initiative, at 212.998.6422 or visit the event registration page at https://www.nyu.edu/alumni/events/wi.shtml

Media coverage is invited. For additional details, contact New York University press officer Robert Polner at 212.998.2337 or robert.polner@nyu.edu.

The goal of the NYU Women’s Initiative is to engage New York University’s 176,000 alumnae in the intellectual, cultural, and educational life of the University. Programs and events featuring outstanding NYU faculty and alumnae provide graduates opportunities to return to the University, meet prominent leaders and scholars, and continue lifelong learning.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337


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