Islam and Laughter
Appreciating the work of Zarqa Nawaz
Zarqa Nawaz created the world’s first sitcom about a Muslim community living in the west. Little Mosque on the Prairie premiered to record ratings on the CBC in 2007. It finished airing it’s 91th episode in 2012 after completing 6 seasons and is now being broadcast to over 60 countries.
Poking fun at trivial obsessions
Self-effacing humor as spirituality
On the role humor can play in helping people understand one another