Oct. 24: Speaker on Theme of "Islam in our Community"

Event Details


Date: October 23, 2013

Times: 7 p.m.

Location: Gilbert Science Center, Rm 100

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.

Throughout the year, visiting speakers will give presentations on their experiences with Islam and Muslims as part of Augustana’s International Theme for the 2013-14 academic year, “Islam in Our Community, Past and Present.”

Stephen CusulosFrom 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Gilbert Science Center Rm. 100, Stephen Cusulos will give a talk titled: "The 'Mohammedans' of Sioux Falls: 1900-1920 from Peddlers to Grocers — along with a few Pool Hall Men." View the presentation preview.

Cusulos worked at the University of Minnesota and co-founded and co-directed the Minnesota Forum (a cross-disciplinary program of lectures, debates, and symposia). Later, he was director of the Katherine Nash Gallery (also at the University of Minnesota).

    Designed to increase students’ understanding of global issues, Augustana introduced the International Theme three years ago and speakers are sponsored by the Co-Curricular Council. Throughout the academic year, students study and support theme-related issues with planned events.


    Sam Ogdie
    Instructor of Spanish
    Co-Curriculum Theme Year Coordinator

    Augustana College