Latino Muslims, Oct - Dec 2008, Other

Hispanic Heritage Event (Islam and Latinos)

By Yusuf Mendez

Date: Monday, September 15, 2008, 9:12 AM

Muslim American Society: South Florida and NSUs School of Humanities and Social Sciences
invite you to an event in line with Hispanic Heritage Month.

The event serves as a brief introduction demonstrating the shared Islamic heritage of Spanish and Latin cultures. Attendees should leave the program with a sense of unity with cultures that are seemingly distant as well as a greater appreciation for the diverse nature of the Hispanic/Latin community.

Yusuf Mendez (MAS@Nova) and Adriana (SHSS)

Diversity Within Minority Communities: Islamic Influences on Spanish and Latin Culture

Monday, September 15, 2008

6:00PM -8:00PM

Carlos DeSantis Building/ Room 1048-1049

Section and Time:
Islamic Presentation: 6:00-6:30 PM
Panel Discussion: 6:30-7:00 PM
Q & A: 7:00-7:30 PM
Prayer and Refreshments: 7:30-8:00 PM

The event will consist of a brief PowerPoint presentation concerning the Islamic influences on Spanish and Latin Cultures. Following the presentation there will be a brief talk by the panel members concerning the topic of diversity within minority communities. This will be followed by a question and answer session directed towards the presenter, a Muslim community leader and a Hispanic community leader. The dialogue component will be followed up with light refreshments. During the refreshments there will be a slideshow playing of images showing the overlap in Islamic, Arab, Spanish, and Latin cultures. The refreshments portion will be followed up by an entertainment session.


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