The Islamic Center at New York University to Host "Building Momentum in Mainstream Culture"-Jan. 22 & 23


The two-day conference “Building Momentum in Mainstream Culture,” is designed to engage American Muslims in conversations bridging Islam and mainstream American culture. For a complete schedule of sessions and speakers, go to: www.icnyu.org/conference. Registration fee is $60.50. For more information, call 212.998.4712. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Islamic Relief’s $1 Million Dollar Campaign for Haiti Relief.

Proceeds from the event, co-sponsored by Islamic Relief, to benefit Haiti relief efforts

The Islamic Center at New York University will host “Building Momentum in Mainstream Culture,” a two-day conference designed to engage American Muslims in conversations bridging Islam and mainstream American culture, on Friday, January 22 (6:30 p.m.-11 p.m.) and Saturday, January 23 (9 a.m.-10 p.m.) at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life (60 Washington Square South [at LaGuardia Place]).

For a complete schedule of sessions and speakers, go to: http://www.icnyu.org/conference. Registration fee is $60.50. For more information, call 212.998.4712. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Islamic Relief’s $1 Million Dollar Campaign for Haiti Relief.

To obtain a press pass or schedule an interview with Khalid Latif, director of the Islamic Center at NYU, or any of the event’s speakers, please contact Amanda Alampi at 201.396.6901 or ava223@nyu.edu.

During the conference, scholars, leaders, and artists will debate, discuss, and explore Islam’s embrace of the mainstream culture. Speakers include Islamic scholar Zaid Shakir, award-wi 500

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