Extremism and Islam

The Hammer Museum presents Khaled Abou El Fadl as part of the Hammer Forum on social and political issues.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Armand Hammer Museum of Art
and Cultural Center
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

One of the leading authorities on Islamic law in the United States and Europe, Khaled Abou El Fadl teaches Islamic law, immigration law, and courses related to human rights and terrorism at UCLA's School of Law.  Professor Abou El Fadl's books include Conference of the Books: The Search for Beauty in Islam, Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law, Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women, and most recently, The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam from the Extremists.

This talk is part of an ongoing series of timely, thought-provoking events addressing current social and political issues.  Hammer Forum is made possible, in part, by Erika Glazer.

Parking is available under the Museum; enter from Westwood Blvd. or Glendon Ave. Rates are $3 for the first three hours with Museum validation; $1.50 for each additional 20 minutes. The Museum is located at the northeast corner of Westwood and Wilshire Boulevards in Westwood Village, 3 blocks east of the 405 freeway's Wilshire Boulevard exit.

Cost : $5 adults; $3 seniors (65+) & UCLA Alumni Association members with ID; FREE for Museum members, students with ID, UCLA faculty and staff, and visitors 17 and under; Free every Thursday for all visitors.

Hammer Museum310-443-7000


Sponsor(s): , The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Inc.