WYOMISSING, Pa. — The Penn State Berks global studies degree program will host a forum with a presentation titled “How Hate Crime Laws Perpetuate Anti-Muslim Racism” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Room 121, Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. The event is free and open to the public.
Evelyn Alsultany, professor of American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, is the featured speaker for the forum. Alsultany has authored the books “Broken: The Failed Promise of Muslim Inclusion” and “Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11.” She has also served as a consultant for Netflix, Amazon and NBC Universal studios to help improve media representations of Muslims.
For additional information about this event, contact Zohra Melaouah-Shaffer, assistant teaching professor and chair of the global studies degree program, at 610-396-6197 or [email protected].
About the Penn State Berks global studies degree program
The bachelor of arts in global studies program offered by Penn State Berks is designed for students who are interested in a liberal arts degree with a concentration in global studies. Students engage in active and collaborative classroom experiences in addition to intensive study abroad and internships. Graduates are well prepared for employment in a wide range of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, industries and businesses.