DISC Faculty Guides Penn State Students on Virtual Tour of Cairo

By Rachel Blackburn, DISC Social Media and Communications Intern, Penn State University   The DISC program facilitates collaboration to provide Big Ten students with the opportunity to learn from the expertise and experiences of faculty from other Big Ten universities. For instance, DISC Faculty Liaison and Instructor Professor Khalil of Michigan State University recently visited […]

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Prof. Peter Wien, “There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam”

DISC faculty liaison and University of Maryland Prof. Peter Wien’s recent article in Al-Qantara entitled “There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam” offers an important historical corrective to contemporary views of Islam as an inherently anti-Semitic religion. Indeed, as Prof. Wien points out, tensions between the Jews of the Arabian Peninsula and the early […]

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