Lita’arafuu: Getting to Know Each Other

LITA’ARAFUU: GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER

Presented by: The National Muslim Christian Liason Committee and the Multi-faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice

AFTERNOON PROGRAM:

Arrival and Registration: 1:30-2:00

“Islam in the Eyes of the Emerging West: Traditions of Tolerance and Confrontation” Speaker: Dr. Meena Sharify-Funk), Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University — specializing in Islamic studies. Question-and-answer to follow.

Panel, Muslim and Christian Students: What Contributes to Respect and What Leads to Division and Suspicion.

Cost For The Afternoon Session: donation at the door ($5.00 suggested)

EVENING PROGRAM:

Dinner (starting at 6:30pm)

Speaker Dr. Meena Sharify-Funk: “Women and Islam: From Clichés to Conversations” Question-and-answer to follow.

Cost For The Evening Session: $35

Tickets are available from members of the National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee. Tickets must be ordered and payment received by September 20. For tickets contact:

· Barbara Siddiqui (Muslim co-chair, NMCLC): 416-769-4500

· Jim Payton (Christian co-chair, NMCLC): 905-648-2139, ext. 4287

Location

University of Toronto
569 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 38.4732" N, 79° 24' 3.672" W
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.