Ramadan Events

The  Divinity School is pleased to bring a new event and information series to The Divinity School during the month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. This initiative took place in Spring 2023. 


Art exhibit in Swift Hall. 


Jamil Jan Kochai
Jamil Jan Kochai

Wednesday, April 5, 5:00-7:00pm, Swift Lecture Hall (Third Floor)

Writing for God: A Reading and Discussion with Afghan-American author Jamil Jan Kochai. Author of 99 Nights in Logar and a short story collection, The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories, Jamil Jan Kochai will be exploring spirituality and identity through narrative. Free copies of his work will be distributed.  More information.


Tuesday, April 11, 7:00-8:30pm, Hyde Park Union Church - Dining Hall

Iftar (breaking of the fast): Members of the Divinity school are invited to learn about Ramadan through practice. Break fast with Muslim students from across campus. Dinner from Al-Bawadi Grill.


Jacinda Bullie
Jacinda Bullie

Monday, April 17, 5:00-7:00pm, Swift 208

“DNA Joy” Art Workshop with Jacinda Bullie: Chicago based Muslim artist and organizer Jacinda Bullie will guide attendees to make their own narrative of themselves, their histories, and their futures, through reflection and art exercises. Participants will collaborate on a large piece of art together that will be displayed at Swift. More information.


Monday, April 24, 1:00-3:00, Swift Lecture Hall

Eid Celebration: Celebrate the end of Ramadan with lunch, fancy beverages, Islamic music, and more.

Need an accommodation to attend an event at The Divinity School? Please call us in advance at 773-702-7170.