Celebrity Prof Reza Aslan Brings His ‘Islamophobia’ Show To Penn

What happens when a professor known for hyping the dangers of “Islamophobia” is accused of perpetuating such a “phobia” himself? Critics of UC Riverside creative writing professor Reza Aslan’s new CNN show, “Believer,” are charging him with “Hinduphobia” for depicting Hindus as cannibals in the opening episode.

An Iranian-American academic, author, HBO producer, and now television host Reza Aslan has become a sought-after speaker on Muslim life in America. His celebrity profile packed the house at the University of Pennsylvania last month for the presentation “Fear Inc.: Confronting Islamophobia in America.”

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