Presentations + Webinars

ISPU brings its rigorous research on American Muslims and the issues that impact them to the general public and changemakers through virtual and in-person learning events around the country. In 2019, ISPU directly reached more than 21,000 people with our research during education events held in schools, mosques, libraries, civic centers, digitally, and other spaces. This resource page features a selection of recordings from ISPU’s education events, as well as infographic videos highlighting ISPU research. 

Keep tabs on upcoming education events via our calendar. Interested in hosting a learning event in your community? ISPU Educators and staff members are based all over the country and available to do just that. Learn more→

Presentations + Webinars

ISPU brings its rigorous research on American Muslims and the issues that impact them to the general public and changemakers through virtual and in-person learning events around the country. This resource page features a selection of recordings from ISPU’s education events, as well as infographic videos highlighting ISPU research.

Interested in hosting a learning event in your community? ISPU Educators and staff members are based all over the country and available to do just that. Learn more→

American Muslim Poll

May 1, 2019 – ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed presents key findings from American Muslim Poll 2019 at NYU-Washington DC. This summary is followed by a discussion with moderator Mehdi Hasan and panelists John Esposito, Walter Ruby, and Ibram Kendi.

May 1, 2018 – ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed presents key findings from American Muslim Poll 2018 at the National Press Club. This summary is followed by a discussion with moderator Mehdi Hasan and panelists John Esposito, Kameelah M. Rashad, and Jim Wallis.

March 21, 2017 – ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed presents key findings from American Muslim Poll 2017 at the Newseum. This summary is followed by a discussion with moderator Mehdi Hasan and panelists Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, Dr. Zainab Chaudry, Walter Ruby, and Dr. Susan Sherr.

March 15, 2016 – ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed presents key findings from American Muslim Poll 2016. This summary is followed by a discussion with moderator Ray Suarez and panelists Imam Talib M. Shareef, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Reverend Richard Cizik, and Congressman Keith Ellison.

Anti-Muslim Bullying

December 5, 2018 – This panel discussion covers the findings of ISPU and AMHP’s Religious-Based Bullying report, the connection between mental health and bullying, and parent/child accounts of religious-based bullying.

Journalists: How to Cover American Muslims 

April 16, 2018 – Precious Rasheeda Muhammad speaks about Black Muslims and their centuries-long ties to the making of America, reminding journalists of the plurality of Muslim communities.

April 16, 2018 – Dalia Mogahed conducts a brief overview of American Muslims. Who are they? Why does the media matter? And how can journalists replace fear with facts? Learn even more from Dalia by watching her free Poynter webinar for journalists.

April 16, 2018 – Kumar Rao and Carey Shenkman explain how the media covers ideologically motivated violence differently when the perpetrator is perceived to be Muslim versus not perceived to be Muslim.

April 16, 2018 – Dr. Asifa Quraishi-Landes conducts a brief overview of shariah. What is it? How is it related to secular law? How does it affect the lives of Muslims around the world?

Muslims of Michigan

Rebecca Karam, Principal Investigator of ISPU’s Muslims for American Progress (MAP) project, discusses the contributions of Muslims to the state of Michigan, highlighting the stories of some truly inspiring individuals.

June 15, 2017 – Rebecca Karam moderates a live panel in Hamtramck, Michigan with MAP participants Imam Saleem Khalid, Rahaf Khatib, Leon EL-Alamin, Zarinah El-Amin Naeem, Timothy Abdul-Matin, and Marisol Dorantes.

Muslims of New York City

This series of videos documents the unique personal stories of five Muslim New Yorkers.

American Muslim Marriage + Divorce

A conversation with Rafee Al-Mansur (MFT-R), Dalia Mogahed (ISPU), and Madiha Tahseen (The FYI) about divorce in American Muslim communities. In this webinar, you’ll learn about counseling trends, mental health needs, stigma, and available resources.

Reimagining Muslim Spaces

Part 1 of 4 – Using findings from ISPU’s Reimagining Muslim Spaces project, ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed offers recommendations to help Muslim spaces become more welcoming for all.

Part 2 of 4 – Using findings from ISPU’s Reimagining Muslim Spaces project, ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed offers recommendations to help Muslim spaces become more welcoming for young adults.

Part 3 of 4 – Using findings from ISPU’s Reimagining Muslim Spaces project, ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed offers recommendations to help Muslim spaces become more welcoming for women.

Part 4 of 4 – Using findings from ISPU’s Reimagining Muslim Spaces project, ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed offers recommendations to help Muslim spaces become more welcoming for converts.

Wisdom Wednesdays

ISPU Scholar Dr. Sahar Khamis speaks on Arab and Muslim media, cyberactivism, Islamic feminism, and Muslim women.

ISPU Scholar Carey Shenkman speaks on legal and media responses to ideologically motivated violence in the U.S.

ISPU Scholar Nadia B. Ahmad speaks on environmental justice, Islamophobia, and faith and ecology.
ISPU Scholar Dr. Aasim Padela speaks on the intersection of religious practice and the ethics of healthcare provision in the COVID-19 era.
ISPU Scholar Saeed Khan speaks on Islamic bioethics and the advent of artificial intelligence.

ISPU Scholar Dr. Omar Ezzeldine speaks on online learning strategies.

ISPU Scholar Professor Sahar Aziz speaks on the racialization of Muslims, from post–9/11 to post-pandemic.

ISPU Scholar Dr. Nadia Ansary speaks on religious-based bullying and its impact on Muslim kids.

ISPU Scholar Dr. Erik Love, an expert in race and civil rights advocacy in the United States, speaks on anti-racism strategies.

ISPU Scholar Dr. Louise Cainkar speaks on the Muslim Ban and Islamophobia’s connections to white supremacy.

Islamophobia: A Threat to All

March 17, 2016 – What is Islamophobia? Why is there so much of it? And how does it impact all of us? ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed answers these questions and more.

June 24, 2019 – On the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Muslim ban, this panel of experts discussed the law surrounding the Ban and the history of structural Islamophobia, providing analysis alongside calls to action to resist systemic bigotry.

American Muslims + Elections

April 25, 2015 – Dr. Marshall Ganz of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government explains how American Muslims can organize people, power, and change.

For more ISPU presentations, webinars, and infographic videos featuring our research, visit our YouTube page.

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