Skyline Bar & Grill
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Host CommitteeHonorable Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge Prof. Maria Curtis, University of Houston Clearlake Michael P. Doyle, Doyle Raizner LLP Prof. Lynn E. Mitchell, University of Houston Fr. Donald S. Nesti, CSSp, University of St. ThomasD’Artagnan Bebel, V.P., General Manager Fox 26 KRIV-TV
Event emceeMelissa Wilson, Co-Anchor FOX 26 Morning News. Emmy Award Winner
About Dr. John Esposito John L. Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Esposito specializes in Islam, political Islam from North Africa to Southeast Asia, and Religion and International Affairs. He is Editor-in-Chief of Oxford Islamic Studies Online and Series Editor: Oxford Library of Islamic Studies, Editor-in-Chief of the six-volume The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam (a Book-of-the-Month Club selection), The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, The Islamic World: Past and Present, and Oxford Islamic Studies Online. His more than forty five books include Islamophobia and the Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century, The Future of Islam, Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think (with Dalia Mogahed), Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam (a Washington Post and Boston Globe best seller), The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?, Islam and Politics, Political Islam: Radicalism, Revolution or Reform?, Islam and Democracy (with J. Voll). His writings have been translated into more than 35 languages, including Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Bahasa Indonesia, Urdu, European languages, Japanese and Chinese.Esposito is recipient of the American Academy of Religion’s Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion and of Pakistan’s Quaid-i-Azzam Award for Outstanding Contributions in Islamic Studies and the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Award for Outstanding Teaching.
40.00 Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner 40.00