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Updates for Week 6, Winter Quarter
UPCOMING EVENTS
CHAI CHAT: ISLAMOPHOBIA IN FRANCE
TODAY at 12PM PST

Join us for a Chai Chat with Rim-Sarah Alouane to learn more about the current state of Islamophobia in France, its roots, and implications on a global scale. Register for the event here: http://bit.ly/W21ChaiChat

Rim-Sarah Alouane: As a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Law at the University Toulouse-Capitole in France, Rim-Sarah’s research focuses on religious freedom, civil liberties, constitutional law and human rights in Europe & North America. Her work has been published by leading law and social sciences global journals including Atlantic Council, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Brookings and Foreign Policy. Ms. Alouane frequently appears on TV and radio outlets in America and worldwide, including NPR, Al Jazeera, France 24 and the BBC.

AFTERZOOM CHAI: BLACK LIBERATION JEOPARDY
TODAY at 3:30PM PST
Join us tomorrow for a Black Liberation Month-themed game of Jeopardy hosted by frosh interns Ayesha and Lara! Test your knowledge about Black Muslim history, learn something new, and take a break from the stress of Week 6. All Stanford affiliates are welcome to attend. Find the zoom link here.
MARKAZ-AFFILIATED FACULTY MEET & GREET
Wednesday, February 17 at 5 PM PST

Come hang out with faculty researching Markaz-affiliated communities and cultures. At our first Faculty Meet & Greet on 2/17, we will be joined by Anna Bigelow, Samer Al-Saber and Denise Gill. No RSVP required, zoom link here: http://tinyurl.com/markazfaculty.

WORLDS COLLIDE WITH SAKEENA ABDULRAHEEM
Saturday, February 27 at 10 AM PST
This Black Liberation Month, join us in a support group navigating the intersectionality of racereligion, and cultural identities with a licensed Khalil Center therapist. The Khalil Center is an international Muslim spiritual and psychological mental health and wellness center. RSVP here.
EVENTS FROM OUR ON & OFF CAMPUS PARTNERS
Yale's Muslim Leadership Lab, the Muslim Life Program, and the Yale Muslim Students Association invite Stanford Students to attend the Third Annual Lecture Honoring the Life and Work of Betty Shabazz & Malcolm X on the 56th Anniversary of His Assassination. Details follow.

[2/20] TALK: If it Wasn’t for the Women: The Activist Legacies of Louise Little, Ella Collins and Betty Shabazz with Dr. Donna Auston RSVP
[2/21] TALK: Over a Black Coffee: Talking with Sister Betty & Brother Malcolm with Chaplain Khalil Abdullah of Dartmouth College RSVP

[2/17] TALK: Justice as Art, as Artifice and as Advertising Billboard RSVP
[2/17] TALK: A Conversation on Women's Empowerment RSVP
[2/18] TALK:
A Journalist's Odyssey into Exile RSVP
[2/18] TALK: Guilt, Belief, Race & Politics of Inheritance in Post-War Germany RSVP
[2/23] TALK: Black Islam and the Legacy of Malcolm X RSVP
[2/25] TALK: The Farmers Protest and the Future of India RSVP
COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES
Participate on a study for Muslim Mental Health. The Stanford Muslim Student Mental Health Initiative (Stanford MMHI) is a community-driven research & advocacy project that has been launched in collaboration with the Markaz and the Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab. Stanford MMHI aims to uplift Muslim students by understanding and advocating for their mental health needs. If you are interested in helping provide insight into Stanford Muslim students' mental health needs, you can participate in the following IRB-approved study by filling out this interest form. Follow the initiative on instagram @StanfordMMHI and email any questions here.
Apply to be a Tutor/Language Conversation Partner. The Center for Teaching and Learning is now hiring Subject Tutors and Language Conversation Partners (LCPs) for the 21-22 academic year with starting pay at $17/hour for undergraduates and $28/hour for graduate students. Tutors and LCPs have the opportunity to build new relationships across campus, collaborate with teammates, and become more familiar and confident with a subject or language they’re passionate about. Check out our website to learn more about our program and the application process. If you have questions or need a disability-related accommodation please contact Alex Ayers at aayers@stanford.edu.
 
Apply to the 2021 South Asia Summer Language Institute at UW-Madison. The South Asia Summer Language Institute 2021 Program is an eight-week intensive summer language program. Courses in the following languages are offered: Bengali, Dari, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Pashto, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Tamil, Tibetan, and Urdu. For funding opportunities, see this funding. The application deadline is April 1, 2021. Click to apply. For direct questions, email sasli@southasia.wisc.edu.

Apply for a Community-Based Research Fellowship. Are you an undergraduate interested in social change, activism, and research? Are you interested in using research to address community needs and interests? Apply to be a Community-Based Research Fellow to advance scholarship and social change through work with local and global community partners. Fellowship support includes a stipend of $5,000 or more. Apply here by February 24.
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