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Annual Meeting Agenda

October 4-5, 2002
John Hope Franklin Center, Rm. 240
Duke University

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Friday, Oct. 4 5:30- 8:30pm Official Welcome, Reception & Dinner
Location: Rhodes Conference Room
Terry Sanford Institute for Public Policy
Towerview and Science Drive

Saturday, Oct. 5 9:00-10:30am Session One:
Politics of Islamic Studies after September 11
  • In the United States
    • Lessons learned from the Qur'an controversy at the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and related matters
    • "Campus Watch" debate vs. Not in our Name
  • Outside the United States
10:30-11:00am Tea
11:00-12:30pm Session Two:
  • Building the Consortium
    • Ratifying the Mission Statement
    • Research
    • Outreach
    • Policy Implications
    • External Partners
    • Public Relations: How do our voices get heard?
    • Funding
12:30-1:45pm Lunch
1:45-3:15pm Session Three:
  • Program Planning for Academic Year 2002-2003
    • Teleconferencing: Plans & Proposals
    • Thematic Foci for Networking
    • Committee:
      Omar ibn Sayyid Award
    • Guide to Literature from Muslim Countries (Carl Ernst)
    • U. of North Carolina Press, New Series:
      Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks
      Muslim Networks: Metaphor and Medium (edited volume)
3.15-3.30pm Tea
3.30-5.30pm Session Four:
  • Rotation of MNC to Next Campus
  • Building Muslim Networks Beyond 9/11
    Discussion of issues arising from individual and institutional reports
  • Additional Items
  • Concluding Remarks
6.00 pm Dinner
Slide presentation by Jay Bonner of Bonner Designs about the design process for the minbar for the Ka'ba in Mecca.

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