Members of the Hindu community celebrated goodness and forgiveness Sunday night during the annual festival of Diwali. “We come together, dance together, sing together,” said Arun Chaudharl, one of the...
On October 10, 2009, the Pluralism Project co-sponsored a screening of New Muslim Coolat the Sackler Museum at Harvard University. Directed by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, this film tells the true life story of Hamza Pérez, a Puerto Rican American hip hop artist who converted to Islam at age 21. Before the screening, the Sackler Museum offered extended hours for the special exhibit, Sacred Spaces: The World of Dervishes, Fakirs and Sufis.
After the film, Hamza Pérez answered questions from the nearly 300 students, faculty, staff,... Read more about New Muslim Cool Screening, Q and A with Hamsa Pérez
Globe photographer Joanne Rathe has produced this video taking a look at the traditions associated with the Jewish holiday of Sukkot as seen through the eyes of a family in Boston. The holiday began at sundown last Friday, and ends at sundown this Friday.
On October 16, 2002, Pluralism Project staff, researchers, and friends gathered at the Barker Center for the 2002 student research conference, featuring presentations by Pluralism Project summer research interns.
4:00 p.m. Opening remarks by Dr. Diana Eck
4:10–5:10 p.m. Muslim Communities in America
St. Louis and Kansas City Muslim Communities - Milia Islam
Muslim Communities in Rhode Island - Omar Haque
The Politics of Women's Worship: Space, Activism, and Interfaith Horizons in American Islam - Iza Hussin
This interfaculty working group gathered together colleagues from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Law School, the Divinity School, the Medical School, the Business School, the Kennedy School of Government, and the Graduate School of Education, all of whom are interested in the changing religious, cultural, and ethnic landscape of the United States in the light of America's new immigration in the post-1965 period.
Our hope for this working group would be to engage people who are interested in thinking together about the questions raised by the new immigration --historians, sociologists... Read more about Interfaculty Working Group, 2000–2001