Description of Presentation:
Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of the hit Canadian television show Little Mosque on the Prairie. She talks about her memoir Laughing All the Way to the Mosque (2016) where she details her journey from a medical school reject to creating the first television show about Muslims living in the West
Location: Sullivan Ct C5
Time: Session 2: 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
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U.S. State Department Speaker Series
Moderated by Shaarik Zafar, Special Representative to Muslim Communities
Open to internal staff.
- Tuesday, September 13, 2016
- 12:00pm - 1:00pm
2201 C Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20037 United States
Georgetown University | Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and
The Bridge Initiative
How to Create a Sitcom About Muslims - Very Carefully
Moderated by Dr. Jonathan Brown, Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
Intercultural Center (ICC) - Room 270. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
- Wednesday, September 14, 2016
- 12:15pm - 1:30pm
3700 O Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20057 United States
Laughing All the Way to the Mosque - Finding Comedy in Faith & Family
Join us for a conversation with Zarqa Nawaz as part of Qurtuba Institute's "Living Islam in America" series.
Co-sponsored by The Qurtuba Institute of the ADAMS Center and
The Fairfax Institute (TFI)
- Friday, September 16, 2016
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm
46903 Sugarland Road Sterling, VA, 20164 United States
McLean Islamic Center
Laughing All the Way to the Mosque: Building Bridges through Comedy
Meet the Author | Discussion | Q&A. Event is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.
- Saturday, September 17, 2016
- 11:30am - 1:30pm
8800 Jarrett Valley Drive Vienna, VA, 22182 United States
Inspiration Day with Rosie Rios, former United States Treasurer and Zarqa Nawaz, creator of 'Little Mosque on the Prairie and author of 'Laughing All the Way to the Mosque'
Moderated by Salma Hasan Ali, Vice President and Chief Inspiration Officer of KindWorks
River Falls Clubhouse. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Ticketed event: $25 in advance, $30 at door. Lunch will be served. RSVP by Sept 12, 2016 and purchase tickets online:
- Sunday, September 18, 2016
- 12:30pm - 2:30pm
7915 Horseshoe Lane Rockville, MD, 20854 United States
Fordham University | Curran Center for American Catholic Studies & Office of Campus Ministries
Laughing All the Way to the Mosque: Finding Holiness in Humor
Tognino Hall, Duane Library - Fordham University Rose Hill. Co-sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry. For questions or to RSVP, email email@example.com.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.
- Monday, September 19, 2016
- 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bronx Park Road Bronx, NY, 10458 United States
Live Interview with Zarqa Nawaz
Moderated by Sohaib Sultan, Muslim Life Coordinator and Chaplain at Princeton University
Location TBA. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
- Tuesday, September 20, 2016
- 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Princeton University Princeton, NJ, 08544 United States
Princeton University | Office of Religious Life
A Conversation with Zarqa Nawaz hosted by Coexist.
Zarqa will speak about Islam & Comedy and her newly released book, 'Laughing All the Way to the Mosque' with Manal Omar, United States Institute of Peace - Associate VP.
Books will be available for purchase.
- Thursday, September 22, 2016
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm
1025 5th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States