Harvard Professor Ali Asani’s interview to air on February 25th (Sunday) on CKUA Radio Network
Professor Asani’s interview, along with abridged accompanying ginan and ayat recitations, will air today on CKUA at 5 PM Mountain Time / 7 PM Eastern Time.
At the invitation of the organizing committee of the 2018 Calgary City Teachers’ Convention, globally celebrated Harvard Professor Ali Asani delivered two keynotes in Calgary on February 16th:
- The role of the humanities and arts in fostering civilizational and intercultural understanding
- Combating Islamophobia through the arts
During his brief visit to Calgary, Asani also took time to speak with the host of World Spinning, a show on the CKUA Radio Network that explores how music reflects culture and shapes hearts.
Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, has been at Harvard University for over 40 years. Formerly Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University, he holds appointments in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the Committee on the Study of Religion. He has served as advisor and consultant for the National Endowment for the Humanities Building Bridges Initiative, and is a recipient of the Petra C. Shattuck prize among numerous honours.