Professor Emeritus Michael D’Innocenzo will moderate a “deliberative dialogue” on issues of racism and Islamophobia in the 2016 elections on Wednesday, April 13, 7-8:30 pm, Axinn Library 10th floor, South Campus.
The program is aimed at promoting conversation and action on campus and the community in response to racism and Islamophobia. It will begin with brief remarks from representatives of different faiths who will share their perspective. Panelists include:
Mark Lukens, pastor, Bethany Congregational Church
Seemi Ahmed, Muslim chaplain, Hofstra University
Michael White, rabbi, Temple Sinai
Natalie Fenimore, minister, Unitarian Universalist minister
Now retired, Professor D’Innocenzo is a former professor of history and a founding member of Hofstra’s Center for Civic Engagement, a co-sponsor of this event.
The event is free and open to the public. Other sponsors include the Interfaith Alliance of Long Island, Hofstra University Honors College, the Peace Fellows Program at Hofstra, and the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives.
For more information contact Professor Martin Melkonian.