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Everding Public Lecture – Dr. Jasmin Zine

April 25, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM MDT


Dr. Jasmin Zine will discuss her book, Under Siege: Islamophobia and the 9/11 Generation.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jasmin Zine is the 2023 Everding Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Zine is Professor of Sociology & Religion & Culture (Muslim Studies) at Wilfrid Laurier University, in Ontario, Canada. As an Everding Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Zine will give a public lecture on Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. (MDT) in Shattuck Hall at Iliff School of Theology. The title of her lecture is “Under Siege: Islamophobia and the 9/11 Generation”. Please RSVP for the lecture here: Everding Lecture Dr. Jasmin Zine

More about our speakers:

Dr. Zine is author of the book: Under Siege: Islamophobia and the 9/11 Generation, (McGill-Queens University
Press, 2022) based on a 6-year study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
(SSHRC). She is also author of another SSHRC funded study mapping the Canadian Islamophobia Industry
that examines organized networks of anti-Muslim bigotry.

As a public intellectual she served as the co-chair of the Islamophobia sub-committee of the Ontario
Anti-Racism Directorate and has testified at the 2017 Canadian Heritage Parliamentary sub-committee
meetings on Motion 103 addressing Islamophobia, systemic racism, and religious discrimination as well as the
2019 Parliamentary Hearings on On-Line Hate. Dr. Zine also presented to the UN Special Rapporteur on
Freedom of Religion or Belief regarding Islamophobia in Canada and was an invited speaker at the National
Summit on Islamophobia in 2021. She has testified twice about her research before the Canadian Senate
hearings on Islamophobia in 2022-23.

Dr. Zine was a faculty member in the Critical Muslim Studies Institute on Decolonial Struggles and Liberation
Theologies in Granada, Spain. She is co-founder of the International Islamophobia Studies Research
Association (ISSRA). In Canada, she served as the co-chair of the Islamophobia sub-committee of the Ontario
Anti-Racism Directorate.

The Everding Distinguished Lectureship was created in partnership between Iliff and Saint John’s Episcopal
Cathedral of Denver, supported by the annual fund from Ms. Lee Everding, a member of the Cathedral, whose
late husband was a dean at Iliff. This lecture series seeks to educate the community on inter-religious and
intercultural topics while nurturing the spiritual life of both communities.


April 25, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM MDT


Iliff School of Theology


Iliff School of Theology
2323 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80210 United States
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