Marquette Welcomes Noted Islam Scholar
Georgetown professor will discuss Islam in the post 9/11
March 29, 2005
Date: Tuesday, April 12
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Weasler Auditorium, Marquette Campus
MILWAUKEE – John Esposito Ph.D., a Georgetown University
professor and founding director of the Center for Muslim-Christian
Understanding in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
at Georgetown, will be on campus to discuss “Islam, Democracy
and the Challenges of the Post 9/11 World” on April 12 at
7:00 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium. Dr. Esposito is
a featured speaker during Arab Heritage Celebration month
Dr. Esposito is a noted scholar and interpreter of Islam.
His focus areas include Islam and Politics, Religion
and International Affairs, Islam and Global Terrorism, and
the impact of Islamic movements from North Africa to Southeast
In addition, Dr. Esposito has written and edited many publications
on Islam. He is the editor-in-chief of the four-volume Oxford
Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford
History of Islam, The Oxford
Dictionary of Islam, and The Islamic World: Past
and Present. He has written more than 30 books
including: What Everyone Should Know About Islam: Questions
and Answers, Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam, The
Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?, Islam and Politics, Islam
and Democracy (with J. Voll), Islam: The Straight Path and
Women in Muslim Family Law.
Dr. Esposito is featured regularly on national news shows
for his expertise in Islam. He has been featured in
publications including the Wall Street Journal, Washington
Post, New York Times and Chicago Tribune.
Media are welcome to attend. For more information, please
contact Anne Broeker in the Office of Public Affairs at (414)
288-0286 (office) or (414) 313-1139 (cell).
Office of Public Affairs Contacts
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Phone: (414) 288-0286