Migration Stories: Introduction and What Is Important to Know About Islam?
Mack, Beverly B.
Kansas African Studies Center, University of Kansas
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Beverly Mack is a Professor Emerita of African Studies in the Department of African and African American Studies. She was the Director of the Kansas African Studies Center (KASC) from 2011-2013. She has conducted extended field research in Kano, Nigeria, and Fes, Morocco, shorter research periods in Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Guinea-Conakry, and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone. She has published extensively on African literature and Muslim women's lives in West Africa.This is one in a series of eleven videos is intended to answer basic questions about Islam for a general audience. This web series is a part of the Migration Stories project, sponsored by the Kansas African Studies Center and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Migration Stories seeks to gather stories in various forms about both the experience of immigration for Africans and the impact of changing demographics for Midwestern communities.
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