current Events

Busboys and Poets

busboys & poets/ancient rivers exhibit

July–november 2017

Ancient Rivers, 2121 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Busboys & Poets, 4251 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206

Busboys & Poets, 5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Select photos and narratives from the MAP project are on display at three Busboys and Poets locations and a new restaurant called Ancient Rivers in the greater DC area. You can view them during restaurant hours. 


Upcoming Events

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2017 Headwrap Expo by Beautifully Wrapped - MI

October 29, 2017, 1:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126

Join us at the 2017 Headwrap Expo, where we will be sharing our Muslims for American Progress (MAP) research.


Muslims for American Progress - DC

November 9, 2017, 6:30 P.M.

Busboys and Poets

2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC

Join us as Primary Investigator Rebecca Karam presents the findings from the Muslims for American Progress (MAP) project. Immediately following her presentation, Rebecca and Marisol Dorantes, the MAP photographer, will engage in an open discussion, giving the audience an opportunity for Q & A.

Register to attend


Muslim contributions to science

November 15, 2017, 6 P.M.

Michigan Science Center

5020 John R St, Detroit, MI 48202

Join us on November 15 as Principal Investigator Rebecca Karam presents our findings on how Michigan Muslims have contributed to science and medicine, featuring some of the the state's most pioneering doctors, engineers, and scientists. Panelists Dr. Mahmood Hai and Dr. Ayesha Fatima will discuss their innovative and humanitarian medical careers, and how being Muslim inspires their work.

This presentation is part of the Michigan Science Center’s “1001 Inventions” Exhibition.


Past Events