A Mawlid Commemoration of The Prophet Muhammad

Hosted by the Office of the Muslim Chaplain at Harvard, the Harvard Islamic Society, and the Islam in Africa Series

Event Details

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

SOCH Penthouse, Harvard University
59 Shepherd Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
 

Program speakers:

Harvard Chaplain Shaykh Khalil Abdur-Rashid
Harvard Divinity School Professor Dr. Ousmane Kane
Tufts University Muslim Chaplain Dr. Celene Ibrahim

The program includes nasheed (recitations in praise of the Prophet pbuh) & poetry by Baraka Blue.
 

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