Location: Merrill Cultural Center
Professor Noel Q. King helped introduce the study of religion to a young UC Santa Cruz and helped engage Merrill College students in lifelong curiosity about and respect for the beliefs of the peoples of the world. In this year’s 3rd Annual Noel Q. King Memorial Lecture at Merrill College, we are honored to have award-winning scholar Professor Mark Massoud, Politics and Legal Studies, speak about the lived experience of Islamic law for Muslims in Somalia, Sudan, and California, followed by an on-stage discussion between Professor Massoud and bestselling writer Laurie R. King, author of twenty-five crime novels and holder of an honorary doctorate in theology.
writer Laurie King, author of the Russell and Holmes series and holder of an honorary doctorate in theology.