Understanding Islamophobia as Racism in the United States

Lecturer Name: Todd Green 
Working Place - Position:

Executive Director - America Indivisible


Country:  The United States


He is the Executive Director of America Indivisible, a nonprofit organization based in Washington DC that focuses on equipping elected and appointed leaders at the local and regional levels with tools and resources for countering anti-Muslim discrimination. Prior to starting this position, he spent close to fifteen years as a professor of religious studies at Luther College in Iowa. He did considerable public scholarship during his time as a professor as he consulted, communicated, and/or collaborated with government agencies, journalists, faith-based organizations, and the larger public on issues related to interfaith relationships, freedom of religion, and religious discrimination.
His views on anti-Muslim discrimination have been featured in a variety of media outlets, including CNN, NPR, The Washington Post, and Al Jazeera. His writings on Islamophobia have been cited by a variety of think tanks such as the Center for American Progress and the Southern Poverty Law Center. One of his books on Islamophobia was cited in an amicus curiae brief filed in the US Supreme Court by the NAACP, the National Urban League, and other civil rights organizations in Trump v. Hawaii (2018), the case pertaining to the travel ban that was imposed on select Muslim-majority countries. He is the author of two books on the topic - The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West; and Presumed Guilty: Why We Shouldn't Ask Muslims to Condemn Terrorism.

Lecture Field: Digital Science School

Lecture Name: Understanding Islamophobia as Racism in the United States

Content: This presentation focuses on the ways that Islamophobia in the United States is driven less by ignorance of Islam and more by racism. Attention will be given to how to define Islamophobia as racism, the history of racializing minority religious communities in the United States, the policies that target Muslims that are rooted in racism, and the pervasiveness of anti-Muslim racism across the political spectrum. 

Language: Turkish

Certificate: At the end of the training, the certificate of success approved by NUN Schools will be sent to the participants by e-mail.

Program Price: 200 ₺ (VAT Includes)
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