Friday, April 04, 2008

Islam and the Black American: Black orientalists

Assalam-u-alaikum wrwb,

Cafe a la Fikr will be holding its monthly meeting at the Islamic Center in Charleston, WV on April 12th 2008. The meeting will start at 6:00pm.
Baby sitting will be available.

The article to be discussed at the meeting is

Islam and the black american: black orientalists

by Dr. Sherman (Abdul-Hakim) Jackson
Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies, The University of Michigan
Please click on the title at the top for the article.

See you all there Insha Allah


Cafe a la Fikr

Friday, February 29, 2008

Seeking God in the brain

Assalam-u-alaikum wrwb,

The next Cafe Fikr meeting is scheduled for the 1st of March 2008, starting at 6:00 pm. The article to be discussed in the meeting is "Seeking God in the brain" from the New England Journal of Medicine. The article was emailed as an attachment to the Cafe Fikr list and a link to the article is provided on the Cafe blog. Just click on the title of this post and it will take you to the article.

Babysitting will be available and we look forward to a good discussion.

The location is the Islamic Center in Charleston WV.


Steering Committee

Cafe a la Fikr

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Cafe revival?

Salaam to all,

The Cafe has been sleeping for almost a year now. The last time we had any activity was in Jan of 2007 in a physical sense. The list serve has been active all along. I am wondering whether the Cafe activities need to be revived?