US Political Leadership's Influence on the Rise of Islamophobia 

Lecture and Discussion

Monday, November 19, 2012  6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Please join us to hear how US political leadership has influenced increased Islamophobia around the country, trends of the phenomenon, its impact on targeted communities, and ways to get involved.



Dr. Kevin Lacey
Associate Professor
Director, Arabic and Near Eastern Studies Program at Binghamton University, State University of New York

Shahid Buttar
Executive Director, Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the People’s Campaign for the Constitution (PCC)


Marielle Costanza, ADC

 As space is limited, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.

 Where is the event?

1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036

Nearest Metro Stations: Farragut North Metro Station (Red Line) or Dupont Circle (Red Line)

Where can I park? There is metered parking on the streets, and a Central Parking garage with hourly rates on 20th Street beside Friends Kabob Restaurant.


  • ADC members, FREE!
  • General, $8*
  • Students with ID, $4*

*Become a member at the door and the fee will be waived!

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General Information

  • Lectures are typically scheduled the second Wednesday of every month at 6pm
  • Select lectures will be streamed live online
  • Light refreshments will be served

About Arabesque

The 2012-2013 Arabesque Lecture Series will offer a lecture or panel discussion each month featuring a rich and diverse selection of topics ranging from current politics to culture of the Arab American community and the Arab World.

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