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Livestreamed on this page Monday 15 February at 8:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 7:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 5:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

St. Louis, MO, United States
Monday 15 February 2016

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Public Perceptions of Islam in Post-9/11 America panel

With Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright of Disgraced

Monday 15 February 2016
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Playwright Ayad Akhtar.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presented the panel discussion Public Perceptions of Islam in Post-9/11 America livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 15 February at 8:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 7:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 5:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles). 

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Disgraced, opening at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis February 10, is a provocative and Pulitzer Prize-winning play that raises many pointed questions about faith and identity in America. To further the conversation around the show, The Rep is presenting and streaming a free panel discussion on Islam in America.


  • Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced

  • Faizan Syed, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations–St. Louis

  • Dr. Ghazala Hayat, Former Board President, Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis


  • Seth Gordon, Associate Artistic Director of The Rep

This project is part of the Pulitzer Centennial Campfires Initiative and is conducted in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council.


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