With the support of the experts at BEAM Career Education, the Muslim Student Union, Stanford Muslim Alumni Association, and the Markaz Resource Center have teamed up to launch MINARA, a new professional mentorship program for the Stanford Muslim community. Featuring one-on-one mentorship matches, virtual panels, and in-person mixers for networking and connection, this 8 month program is as innovative and dynamic as our alumni and student community!
Student Leadership Team: Nour Aissaoui (Markaz), Maryam Khalil (Markaz) and Rafeea Tamboli (MSU). Contact Maryam (email@example.com) with questions.
MARKAZ EVENTS THIS WEEK: AFTERNOON CHAI
Join us this Tuesday, September 28th from 4-5 PM in Old Union Courtyard for Afternoon Chai! We will be cooling off with iced chai and good company. See you there! All are welcome.
EVENTS FROM CAMPUS PARTNERS
[TALK] 9/29: De-radicalization and the Journey back from Extremism RSVP [TALK]9/29: The Infamy of Solitary Confinement in Iran RSVP [TALK] 9/30: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United StatesRSVP [TALK] 10/5: The Politics of Art with Hanan Toukan RSVP [TALK] 10/5: 9/11 and Afghanistan Twenty Years Later RSVP [MUSIC] 10/8: Derek Gripper and Yacouba Sissoko RSVP [TALK] 10/12: Street Sounds with Ziyad Fahmy RSVP
MARKAZ DIRECTOR OFFICE HOURS
[Bonus] Virtual Office Hours: Meet with Abiya remotely from the comfort of your dorm on Mondays, 11 AM-12 PM. Zoom link for drop-in visits is here: tinyurl.com/abiyaofficehours.
Attend the Annual MSU Welcome Banquet. The MSU wants you to attend its annual Welcome Banquet, where you can meet fellow community members and learn more about the MSU, ways to get involved, and upcoming events. Please RSVPto let them know you will attend! More details will be announced soon.
Attend an Open House with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice. Learn more about the Center for Human Rights and International Justice and the classes and opportunities that they offer. Tuesday, September 28th at 4:00 p.m, at the Encina Hall Center, Suite 030. Register at this link: RSVP
Save the Date for the Center for African Studies (CAS) most attended workshops, The Producing Knowledge In and Of Africa and the African Diaspora Series. This quarter's events are October 6th, 20th, and November 11th--all virtual--at 12PM PST. The Producing Knowledge series invites all scholars within the humanities, sciences, and social sciences to investigate and discuss the pressing contemporary concerns behind knowledge production in Africa. Sign up for CAS's listserv for updates.
Pods and the Past: A Conversation with History Department Podcasters. Want to study history but not sure what you can "do" with it? Curious about the intersections of history, media, and education? Interested in "public history" but not sure what it is? Join our virtual History Department panel featuring some of our faculty and student scholars to learn about their work with podcasts! The event will be held over Zoom on September 28th from 1-2 p.m. RSVP here.
Meet with Dr. Amina in the Office for Religious and Spiritual Life (ORSL) If you have questions about Islam, Muslim life on campus, or just want to chat, her office hours are Tuesdays from 11 AM - 3 PM in OU Courtyard. Alternatively, you can sign up for 30-45 minute one-on-one session here.