POD Episode 16 - Ahmed Sherif on Islam in Gainesville
Oral history interview
Ahmed Sherif ( Interviewee ) Doug Malenfant, podcast created by Doug Malenfant and Danielle Navarrete ( Interviewer )
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Oral history Podcast
United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua
Ahmed Sherif served on the Islamic Center of Gainesville's Board of Directors from 2004 to 2006 and was previously the president of Islam on Campus, which was founded to promote accurate information about Islam at the University of Florida, in 1997. Sherif discusses his own experience of living as a Muslim and learning about Islam in the United States, Islam on Campus activities, and challenges going forward in overcoming stereotypes of Muslims and the Islamic faith. Sherif also talks about Gainesville's two mosques, The Islamic Center of Gainesville and the Hoda Center. Sherif was interviewed by Doug Malenfant in 2009. Edited by Doug Malenfant and Danielle Navarrete. Copyrighted music by Therapy Shock, courtesy of Public Room Records. Published as SPOHP's first podcast initiative project, POD.