Heartland Muslim Book Tour 2021-2022

Hear a talk or attend a book signing for Edward E. Curtis IV, Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest September 29, 2021 Chicago, Illinois (Virtual) American Islamic College Oct. 16, 2021 Michigan City, Indiana Public Library, 7:30   Oct. 27, 2021 Evanston, Illinois (Virtual link) Northwestern University, 6PM March 1, 2022 Cedar Rapids, Iowa History Center, 6PM … Continue reading Heartland Muslim Book Tour 2021-2022

First Mini-Documentary for Arab Indianapolis is Released

It was so much fun to work with Vinnie Manganello, chromapros.com, on the trailer for ArabIndianapolis.Com, my community history project on the contributions of Arab Americans to Greater Indianapolis. IUPUI Honors student Mickey Yoder and Prof. Paul Mullins provided invaluable assistance on the historical content for the piece. We shot the stand-ups on a Sunday morning and then finished the voice-overs later. I found the … Continue reading First Mini-Documentary for Arab Indianapolis is Released

Indianapolis Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Community Digital Archive Is Published

Indianapolis, IN — Three-dimensional images of a Fruit of Islam uniform and Muslim Girls Training headwear from the 1970s are just a few of the 1,344 unique items in the Indianapolis Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Community digital archive now available to anyone with an internet connection. Fruit of Islam Jacket by IUPUI Center for Digital Scholarship on Sketchfab Curated by the IUPUI Center for Digital … Continue reading Indianapolis Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Community Digital Archive Is Published

Curtis wins Joseph T. Taylor Award for Diversity

Indianapolis — Accompanied by Imam Ismail Abdul-Aleem, Islamic Society of North America Secretary General Habibe Ali, Imam Michael Saahir, and Marion County Judge David Shaheed, Edward Curtis was awarded IUPUI’s Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity at the February symposium dedicated to the memory of the School of Liberal Arts’ first dean. Curtis was nominated for the award by Associate Dean of Engineering … Continue reading Curtis wins Joseph T. Taylor Award for Diversity

Ed Linenthal and Edward Curtis in “Journal of American History” Podcast on Malcolm X

In the December 2015 installment of the Journal of American History Podcast, Ed Linenthal speaks with Edward E. Curtis IV, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts and Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). They discuss his article appearing in the upcoming December 2015 issue of the JAH, “‘My Heart Is in Cairo’: Malcolm X, the Arab Cold War, and the Making of Islamic Liberation Ethics.” (35 minutes). Listen … Continue reading Ed Linenthal and Edward Curtis in “Journal of American History” Podcast on Malcolm X