Panel 1: Radicalization: How It Happens, How to Prevent it: This panel features Charles Kurzman, David Schanzer and Imam Abdullah Antepli. They will discuss the latest facts and figures on the scope and size of homegrown terrorism incidents across the U.S., as well as studies on Muslim cooperation with security forces, issues of acculturation and accommodation, and how the climate of anti-Muslim hostility in the wake of the Park 51 controversy, the Peter King hearings, and the anti-shari’a movement are affecting U.S. Muslims.
Panel 2: Muslim-American Youth: Growing Up in Post-9/11 America:
What has growing up been like for young Muslim Americans who have come of age in an era characterized by the securitization of Muslims at home and the fight against Islamic terrorism abroad? Today’s college students are particularly well-suited to address this question, and their answers may surprise you. Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Chaplain at Duke University, speaks with four undergraduates from local universities as they discuss growing up in the U.S. as American Muslims in the 21st century.