Hussein Rashid is the founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. His work includes exploring theology, the interaction between culture and religion, and the role of the arts in conflict mediation. To share his research on Muslims and American popular culture, he writes and speaks about music, comics, movies and the blogistan. He currently is a fellow with the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute, and also is working with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan as a content expert for their “America to Zanzibar” exhibit.
Everyday Art: The Islamic Impact on American Arts Saturday, May 21, 2011 3:00 p.m. Loyola University Museum of Art 820 North Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60611 LUC.edu/luma Flyer – Islamic Impact on American Arts.pdf
A write-up of a talk I gave earlier in the summer. (h/t to Ismaili Mail, who beat Google to posting this.) The Institute of Ismaili Studies – North American Alumni Explore Interfaith Dialogue. The following day began with Dr Hussein Rashid (Associate Editor, Religion Dispatches and Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University, USA) exploring the ethical questions raised by interfaith dialogue through an on-stage discussion with Sabrina Bandali.
islamic-art-culture – News Center – UT Arlington. “Dr. Rashid is able to reach experts and novices alike and sustain their interest,” said Melia Belli, assistant professor of Asian art history in the UT Arlington Department of Art & Art History. “His work is important for many reasons. For one thing, due to the misrepresentation of Islam in the American media and entertainment, most Americans have a very misinformed, negative view of the faith. He reminds us that the Muslim representation in the U.S. is significant and contributes much.”