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Many people assume that Muslims are latecomers to America, recent arrivals who’ve grafted themselves into an already thriving country. In fact, Muslims have been part of America since before it became a nation. Join us for a timely and engaging talk by critically acclaimed author, short story writer, and essayist Laila Lalami, who will discuss history, its transmission, and how fiction can help us fill in some of its many gaps and silences.
It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Professor Emerita of History Norma Basch, who taught at Rutgers University–Newark from 1979 until her retirement in 2004.
Basch passed on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 29.