CIS Announces IDCL Student Grant Awards

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Center for Islamic Studies

CIS Announces IDCL Student Grant Awards

The Center for Islamic Studies congratulates and is delighted to announce that the following students have received grants for their research as part of the project Muslims in the Bay Area: Leading, Bridging and Belonging, through the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life (IDCL) Grounded Knowledge Project that builds resources and creates gathering spaces for scholars committed to community-based research and public humanities in religious studies.


Nosizwe Breaux-Abdur-Rahman
"Islam/Muslims from Senegambia to the Americas"



Jibreel Delgado
"The African Roots of Muslim Pan-American Literature and Arts"



Paula Thompson"Surveillance of Muslims: An Interdisciplinary Analysis"


Grantees will present their research at the monthly Islamic Studies @ GTU gathering, or through proposed events, workshops, seminars, or symposia. CIS and the Graduate Theological Union gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the IDCL made possible by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.