The books and films comprising the Bookshelf were selected with the advice librarians and cultural programming experts, as well as distinguished scholars in the fields of anthropology, world history, religious studies, interfaith dialogue, the history of art and architecture, world literature, Middle East studies, Southeast Asian studies, African studies, and Islamic studies.
Please be sure to check out the event flyers here - All events are free and open to the public!
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Film Screening: Koran by Heart (2011)
Followed by panel discussion led by Professor Beverly Tsacoyianis (Department of History), Dr. Yasir Qadhi (Rhodes College), Professor Farah Ali (Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures) and an executive board member of the U of M Muslim Student Association.
For more information, contact Jennifer Schnabel at 901.678.8210 or firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Memphis
University Center, Bluff Room
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Sponsored by the University Libraries, the Department of History, and the Muslim Student Association.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Panel Discussion around the themes of
Bridging Cultures and Acts of Faith
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
for community read information, contact Wang-Ying Glasgow at 901-415-2709 or at Wang-ying.Glasgow@memphistn.gov
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Oxford University Press, and Twin Cities Public Television. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.