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Dr. Omar Ali, Rhiannon Giddens, and Francensco Turris Discuss “Mixing and Re-Mixing the African Diaspora and Islamic World.”

On Sept. 10, AADS faculty member and Dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, Dr. Omar H. Ali joined Grammy recipient and MacArthur fellow Rhiannon Giddens, and multi-instrumenalist Francensco Turris in a series conversations about the intersections of the African Diaspora and history of Islam. The event was co-sponsored by AADS and the Lloyd International Honors College.