Posted by Nabil Echchaibi on Wednesday, February 2, 2011
for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado is organizing an interesting
event this afternoon on the Boulder campus entitled: Halal Muslim Love
Online: Finding a good Muslim Man in Colorado.
This is a presentation by Asma Hasan, a Pakistani-American award-winning author
of Red, White, and Muslim: My Story of Belief and American Muslims: The
Here's more from the flyer:
Wednesday, February 2 at 4:00p.m. Old Main Chapel, followed by a reception in the CU Heritage Center
Gull Hasan grew up in Pueblo, Colorado, where her Pakistani-American family was
the only Muslim household in town. Her current book Red, White, and
Muslim: My Story of Belief (Harper 2009) vividly recounts her experiences
as a Muslim interacting with middle American society in Colorado, seeking to
explain her religious and ethnic traditions to Muslim and non-Muslims alike.
In this talk, Asma will extend the story to include her search for a
Muslim husband using online matrimonial websites and other cyber resources.
Her spiritual views and life experiences as an American Muslim are
expected to encourage a productive dialogue with the audience.
I was born and raised in Morocco. My research focuses on the intersections between Islam, Arab popular culture and the media. I'm currently an assistant professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado-Boulder.