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The School of Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series

Professor Edward E. Curtis IV, Religious Studies

Islamic Jihad or Just Revolt? Muslim Political Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Learn about jihad, sometimes considered the sixth pillar of Islam, and its role in fueling political violence. The influence of jihad is compared in two rebellions among African Americans: an 1835 uprising in Bahia, Brazil, and a 1990 coup attempt in Trinidad.

RSVP: libarsvp@iupui.edu with Curtis talk in the subject line.

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