(RNS) — Multiple legends have grown up around Said since his death in 1864. Now two North Carolina university professors are translating and transcribing the scholar's writings and shedding new light on what he knew.
(RNS) — Nineteen academic organizations, including the American Academy of Religion, signed a joint letter objecting to a U.S. Department of Education investigation into a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (RNS) — Andrew Aghapour follows in the footsteps of comedians who grew up Muslim, such as Aziz Ansari, Kumail Nanjiani and Hasan Minhaj. But his one-man show gives religion the starring role.