Indiana University Press author Edward E. Curtis plans to appear on the IU Bloomington campus on Wednesday, March 8 for a lecture based on his book Muslim Americans in the Military: Centuries of Service.
Curtis's book details the long history of Muslim service members who have defended their country from the War of 1812 to recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The author's lecture will begin at 5:30 pm in the Oak Room of the Indiana Memorial Union. A book signing will begin immediately after the lecture.
Curtis is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts and Professor of Religious Studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Muslim Americans in the Military was published by Indiana University Press in October 2016 and is available in paperback and ebook formats.