Naved BakaliEducation professor Naved Bakali will explore Islamophobia and resistance to it in a discussion Monday, Oct. 31.

Discussion to explore and counter Islamophobia

The War on Terror ushered in a new era of anti-Muslim bias and racism, says professor Naved Bakali.

Assistant professor of anti-racism education in the Faculty of Education, he co-edited The Rise of Global Islamophobia in the War on Terror: Coloniality, Race, and Islam, and will discuss the Islamophobic landscape in Canada and across the global North and South in a free public presentation Monday, Oct. 31.

Dr. Bakali will also highlight activism and resistance to anti-Muslim bias during the event, presented by the Muslim Student Association in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, and the Muslim Chaplaincy, in celebration of Islamic Heritage Month.

The book reflection and discussion “Islamophobia in Canada and Beyond” will begin at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium on the second floor of the student centre.