International House


Addressing Islamophobia featuring Dr. Amer F. Ahmed

The International House and The Honors and Scholars Program are excited to bring prominent speaker, Dr. Amer F. Ahmed, to the University of Tennessee to deliver his presentation “Addressing Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths to Break Down Barriers” on Tuesday, November 14 from 5:30pm-7pm in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard Baker Center.  Attendance is free and open to the public.

A frequently requested keynote speaker, facilitator, and consultant, Dr. Amer F. Ahmed, skillfully interweaves social justice, diversity and inclusion, and intercultural frameworks to cultivate rich and meaningful dialogue with his audiences. He was born in Ohio to Indian Muslim immigrants, and draws on lived experience, deep theoretical analysis, and practical application to guide institutions, leadership, and workplaces on a path to transformative change.  This program will benefit participants interested in learning more about Islam and Islamophobia, providing needed context to bridge divides.

This event is featured during International Education Week at the University of Tennessee.

For questions about this event, please email ihouse@utk.edu or call 865-974-4453.

 

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