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August: The University of Minnesota Department of English announced Professor Nabil Matar's National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support this project. See the news release here.
December 13: Minnesota Alumni Magazine published an article called "Bridging Islam and the West" by Laura Silver. It's all about the play Journey! Check it out here.
January: Read Professor Nabil Matar's article about the conference in Perspectives, the magazine of the Program in Religious Studies.
January 4: University of Minnesota News published a press release about the conference. See what Kelly O'Brien said here
January 4: Star Tribune religion reporter Rose French blogged about the conference. Read all about it here.
January 31: The University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication blogged about the conference! Read all about it here.
February: Minnesota Playlist has all of the details about the production of Journey. Check it out here.
February 9: University of Minnesota News published a press release about the play Journey. See what Kelly O'Brien said here.
February 23: Mohammad Ghaffari recently discussed his play, Journey, and the conference with Marya Morstad of KFAI- FM Radio. The entire interview is online here.
February 23: The Minnesota Daily published an article detailing the conference's themes and inception. It also had some great interviews with Professors William O. Beeman and Jeanne Kilde. Read the article here.
February 24: Sharon Schmickle at MinnPost wrote an article about the conference and related it to current protests happening in Arab countries and Iran. Read what she had to say here.
February 28: UMN student Lolla Mohammed Nur published an opinion column in the Minnesota Daily examining the conference's relevancy to today's youth. Read the piece here.

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