In a program marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a former member of the federal Department of Homeland Security will speak on Sept. 12 at UNC-Chapel Hill. The free public program will be one of numerous events at UNC and North Carolina State and Duke universities collectively titled “Reflecting on the Tenth Anniversary of September 11, 2001.” You can learn more about these events in this comprehensive “campus update” article. The events are also listed in the Center’s calendar.

UNC Event, September 12, 5:00-8:00 p.m.: Following a reception in the atrium of the FedEx Global Education Center, the event will feature keynote speaker Arif Alikhan, currently a professor at the National Defense University and the former assistant secretary for policy development at the Department of Homeland Security. There will also be two panels–The Impact of 9-11 on Muslim Americans and The Impact of 9-11 on Muslim Societies Abroad–featuring the following participants: David Schanzer, Charlie Kurzman, Imam Abdullah Antepli, Jen’nan Read, Engseng Ho, Imram Aukhil, Ebrahim Moosa.

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