Injustice and Inequality VI: The Muslim Experience in Madison


Name Email Phone
Rick Orton 608-271-9219

This course will explore the cultural, social, political and religious experience of Muslims in Madison. We will investigate the Islamic religion’s history and traditions and its role in Muslim life. We’ll learn about its relationship to the Jewish and Christian religions. Muslim guests will share views and reactions on political and cultural issues including the role of women, terrorism, and the effects of national and world events on their lives here and in other countries. See course Registration Form and course Syllabus for further information.


 UW South Madison Partnership

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

 September 28, 2017

End Date

 November 16, 2017


 High participation and/or presentation

Class Size

 No limit

Class notes

Submission of a course Registration Form accompanying this course description is a registration requirement. Registration is open to all PLATO members. Email the completed form to A hard copy can be requested by calling 608-271-9219. Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 20. Participants will be notified of entry into the course no later than Friday, September 22.

Required reading: Deep Diversity, Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury. Between the Lines, Toronto, 2015.

8 week course.

Syllabus (Final version; 8/14/2017)

Registration Form - Word Format



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