Event Details
Guest Speaker: Dr. Reza Aslan
Event Type:Featured Event
Location:Orton Center
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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University of Redlands Events
Contact:
Melissa Cardenas - Dow
909-748-8089
Department:CDI
Dr. Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is author most recently of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. He is the founder of AslanMedia.com, an online journal for news and entertainment about the Middle East and the world, and co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of BoomGen Studios, the premier entertainment brand for creative content from and about the Greater Middle East. Born in Iran, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife (author and entrepreneur Jessica Jackley) where he is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.

Aslan's first book is the International Bestseller, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, which has been translated into thirteen languages and named one of the 100 most important books of the last decade. He is also the author of How to Win a Cosmic War (published in paperback as Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in a Globalized Age), as well as editor of two volumes: Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, and Muslims and Jews in America: Commonalties, Contentions, and Complexities.
 
For more information, contact Campus Diversity and Inclusion through Leela MadhavaRau at leela_madhavarau@redlands.edu or 909-748-8285.
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