Dr. Raana Akbar Memorial Lecture Series

Dr. Raana Akbar Memorial Lecture Series, in collaboration with Saginaw Valley State University presents a Saginaw premiere screening of the Unity Productions Foundation film.

2015 Lecture Series

Muslim Americans as Cultural, Spiritual and Political Citizens

The breadth and depth of Imam Salie's conversation is reminiscent of Renaissance visionaries of old, lead by the likes of da Vinci and Khayyam.  Speaking on philanthropy, global ethics, architecture, democracy, spiritual values, non-violence and green housing, Dr. Imam Salie has been invited across five continents to share his story with a wide audience.  Currently the Director of Islamic Studies Program at University of Detroit Mercy, Dr. Imam Salie has journeyed through an undergraduate degree in Islamic Studies, Education, a graduate degree in Arabic, six years of intensive seminary studies in Islamic Jurisprudence (Alim Fadil), an MBA, a doctorate in Business leadership (DBA), and is completing a second PhD in Islamic Studies with a focus on Islamic Medical Ethics.


Please join us on MARCH 19, 2015 - THURSDAY at 5:30 pm in Rhea Miller Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, SVSU.

Light refreshments and conversation with members of the production team follows.

The Dr. Raana Akbar Lecture Series is free and open to the public.