The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.
Students are invited to join Kayla Renée Wheeler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Area & Global Studies and Digital Studies at Grand Valley State University for a Brown Bag Lunch. Dr. Wheeler's research interests include Islam in the Americas, Islam and gender, digital identity, religion and media, material religion, and Black performativity. She will also give a talk on African-American History: …UCF History Department
The twentieth century saw the rise of many prominent black Muslim Americans, especially Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, who took conspicuous and controversial stances on social justice issues. Despite such figures, Islam as a form of religiosity among black Americans remains misunderstood, stigmatized, and even ignored. Come join us as two nationally recognized scholars share their insights on the historical …UCF History Department