Speaker: Dr. Maha Hilal
February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Join us on February 24th, 2022 in welcoming Dr. Maha Hilal to discuss Islamophobia, the War on Terror, Political Prisoners on Guantanamo Bay, and the intersections with CUNY and the carceral state and punishment of Muslim Students.
Dr. Maha Hilal is a researcher and writer on institutionalized Islamophobia and author of the forthcoming book Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11. Her writings have appeared in Vox, Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, Newsweek, Business Insider, and Truthout, She is also Co-Director of Justice for Muslims Collective where she focuses on political consciousness and narrative shifting programming. Dr. Hilal earned her doctorate in May 2014 from the Department of Justice, Law, and Society at American University in Washington, D.C. The title of her dissertation is “Too damn Muslim to be trusted: The War on Terror and the Muslim American response.”