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Readings and Talks

August 10, 2016: Book Passage, San Francisco Ferry Building, 6 pm


March 30, 2015: University City Library, St. Louis, Missouri
Reading the Quran in Starbucks: A Feminist Secular Journalist and a Traditional Muslim Scholar Search for Common Ground: A Talk, Reading and Q & A
6701 Delmar Blvd., 63130

April 1, 2015: Left Bank Books, St. Louis, Missouri

A Reading

Left Bank Books

399 N. Euclid Avenue, 63108

7 pm

April 7, 2015: Princeton University, Islam in Conversation Series

In conversation with Usaama al-Azami, Princeton PhD. candidate and Huffington Post Contributor
The Muslim Life Program
Office of Religious Life
2 Murray-Dodge Hall
Princeton, New Jersey
7 pm

April 8: Yale University, Council on Middle Eastern Studies Colloquium

On Jihad, Madrasas and Child Marriage: Unpicking the Clash of Civilizations Myth with an Islamic Scholar
 77 Prospect Street, Room A001

New Haven, CT
Noon to 1:15pm


April 13: Montclair State University

Reading the Quran at Starbucks: A Secular Journalist and a Muslim Scholar Unpack the Clash of Civilizations Myth

Cohen Lounge Dixon Hall, Montclair State

1 pm



The Strand Bookstore, New York, New York
In Conversation with ‘Homeland’ Actress Sarita Choudhury
828 Broadway, 10003
7-8 pm. Ticketed event.


April 14: Washington University, St. Louis

Book Signing

4 pm

The Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman/Phi Beta Kappa Assembly Series Lecture

Umrath Lounge

5 pm

April 16: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Reading the Quran in Starbucks: A Secular Journalist and a Muslim Scholar Search for Common Ground

Islamic Studies Program

CGIS South

1730 Cambridge Street

Room S153

4-6 pm

April 20: Kramerbooks, Washington DC

A Reading

1517 Connecticut Avenue NW, 20036

(Just above Dupont Circle; Q Street Metro Exit)



6:30 pm

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