Could a Muslim “Cosby Show” Dispel Islamophobia?

While talking about the year in review, Katie Couric spoke out against the anti-Muslim sentiment that emerged around the Islamic Center near Ground Zero, Cordoba House, and suggested on her CBSNews.com webshow that a Muslim version of “The Cosby Show” would alleviate the situation. … Continue reading

Homophobia and Islamophobia: Is There a Connection?

Broadcast date: 3 p.m. Central Time, November 30, 2010 Homophobia and Islamophobia: Is There a Connection? [audio:http://insideislam.wisc.edu/audio/hoe101130k.mp3] Guests Robert Wright, American journalist, scholar, and award-winning author of evolutionary psychology, religion, and history. Wright is the co-founder of Bloggingheads.tv and a … Continue reading

Chronological Listing of Shows

Click on show titles for additional information or simply click on the player to listen to an episode. Islam and Democracy Air date: March 15, 2012   The Arab Spring surprised many in the West who believed Islam is inherently … Continue reading

Europe

Violence Against Women: A New Direction? In 2010, journalist-actress-writer-director Feo Aladag released When We Leave (Die Fremde in German), an award-winning film that explores the hardships that characterize one young Turkish-German woman’s transition from a suffocating marriage in Istanbul back … Continue reading

Being Banned: An Inside Islam recap

The Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is in the news again. The last time Inside Islam covered the center, it had been delayed on a procedural technicality. Most recently, a federal judge overruled that decision, and the center is expected to open … Continue reading

Islam in France

A recent article in National Geographic speculates that Marseilles may become the first city in Europe with a majority Muslim population. Official statistics are unavailable, but experts estimate that about 30 percent of the southeastern French city is Muslim. Although the city is known … Continue reading