These clips contribute to understanding Islam, especially in relation to popular media representations. Some of the segments are also available on the website for the American Anthropological Association. Of course, you can also view them via Ted Talks (search term = “Islam”). One ought to view these clips with a critical eye, as the underlying assumptions of each make for an engaging discussion of “representations” of Islam.
The following clips are part of “Ted Studies,” a learning module created in association with Wiley; the clips have instructor materials available, too.