Contacts: Lawrence Hundersmarck, PhD, Center for Philosophy & Religious Studies, Pace University, 914-773-3953, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Bill Caldwell, Office of Public Information, Pace University, 212-346-1597, email@example.com
November 24, 2004
Essential themes of the Qur’ân
to be considered at Pace University seminar
Monday evening, November 29
WHAT: An evening to consider the content of one of the most influential books in the history of humanity, the Qur’ân. This seminar will provide an overview of the essential themes that emerge from the work. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
WHO: Mahjabeen Hassan, M.D., a plastic surgeon by profession, is the cofounder of the Center for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Understanding and the American Muslim Women Association. Hassan is the recipient of the Yitzhak Rabin Peacemaker Award for 2003.
Panel of Experts: Mohammed Kareem, Ph.D., member of the Connecticut Inner Faith Council; Saleem Mir, M.D., president of the Westchester American Muslim Association and director of Medicine at Phelps Memorial Hospital; Imam Yasin Dawood of the New Haven mosque.
Moderator: Lawrence Hundersmarck, PhD, director, Center for Philosophy & Religious Studies, Pace University. He is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Pace.
WHEN: Monday, November 29, 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Pace University Pleasantville Campus, 861 Bedford Road, (use entrance number 3), Kessel Campus Center, Butcher Suite, Pleasantville, NY
A private metropolitan university, Pace has a growing national reputation for offering students opportunity, teaching and learning based on research, civic involvement and measurable outcomes. It is one of the ten founders of Project Pericles, developing education that encourages lifelong participation in democratic processes. Pace has seven campuses in downtown and midtown New York City, Westchester County and at Stewart International Airport near Newburgh, N.Y. www.pace.edu