Program

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SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS – Day 3: Feb. 23  – Seminars, workshops and Q&As with select speakers. Directions here.

10:30 – 11:30 AM — Barnard Hall Room 302: Workshop on Creative Non-Fiction with Michael Muhammad Knight

12:30 – 1:30 PM — Barnard Hall Room 409: Q&A on Science Fiction and Fantasy with Saladin Ahmed

12:30 – 1:30 PM — Barnard Hall Room 302: “The Female Protagonist”: A Conversation with Dina Nayeri & Jennifer Zobair (moderated by Jafreen Uddin)

2:00 – 3:00 PM — Barnard Hall Room 302: “From Manuscript to Bookshelf: Refining a pitch, getting an agent, and publishing your novel” with G. Willow Wilson

THE MUSLIM PROTAGONIST: A SYNTHESIS OF JOURNEYS – Day 2: Feb. 22 in Altschul Auditorium (417 International Affairs Building) – Symposium of panels and talks on narratives of “American Muslim/Muslim American” identity(ies)

This is the main day of events. Doors open 8:30 AM. Symposium runs from 9:30 AM sharp to 7 PM.

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Purchase tickets here. Tickets will ONLY be required for the symposium panels and talks on Feb. 22, 2014. NO tickets are required for the “Native Tongue” Story Slam on Feb. 21 with Aman Ali, NOR for the seminars and workshops on Feb. 23.

Tickets are limited and prices increase as the date approaches, so we advise you purchase your tickets as early as possible. Tickets are the same price for Columbia ID holders and those outside of Columbia.

McNally Jackson will be selling books for signings throughout the day.

Featuring  Ibrahim Abdul Matin, Saladin Ahmed, Aman Ali, Wajahat Ali, Zareena Grewal, Michael Muhammad Knight, Nsenga Knight, Haroon Moghul, Mira Nair, H.M. Naqvi, Sofia Quintero, Alex Rivera, Sahar Ullah, G. Willow Wilson. Dina Nayeri and Jennifer Zobair will be signings books as well.

NATIVE TONGUE – Day 1: Feb. 21, 2014 in Held Auditorium (304 Barnard Hall) – “Native Tongue” Story Slam hosted by Aman Ali

Doors open 7 PM. Story slam runs from 7:30 PM sharp – 9 PM. RSVP here. Event is free of charge and OPEN TO ALL. Due to limited capacity and high demand, we ask that you “purchase” a free ticket by RSVPing to confirm your attendance. Featuring Cyrus McGoldrick, Linda Sarsour, Aizzah Fatima, Sameer Naseem, and more.