Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys
Throughout the 2013-2014 school year, Hewes Library will be participating in the National Endowment for the Humanities's Bridging Cultures Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Grant.
Hewes Library, Monmouth College, will host a five-part scholar-led reading and discussion series called Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys. During the series, participants will explore the histories, faith, and cultures of Muslims around the world and within the United States through informed conversations facilitated by a local scholar.
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013: Lecture: The VeilLecture by Prof. Farhat Haq entitled The Veil at 7pm, Thursday, November 7 in Hewes Library 03.
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013: Book Discussion: Acts of FaithLead by Prof. Hannah Schell, there will be a book discussion of Acts of Faith beginning at 7pm in the Barnes Electronic Classroom (HL03) in the Hewes Library.
Thursday, Jan 23, 2014: Film Screening: Koran by HeartThere will be a film screening of Koran by Heart on Jan. 23, 2014 starting at 7pm in the Barnes Electronic Classroom.
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014: Film & Presentation: Islamic Art SpotsJoin Prof. D. Fairchild Ruggles for a discussion and film presentation of Islamic Art Spots at 7pm in Hewes Library 03.
The Muslim Journeys project is jointly produced by National Endowment for the Humanities, in cooperation with Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University and American Library Association Public Programs Office.
Muslim Journeys is a component of NEH’s agency-wide Bridging Cultures initiative, which engages the power of the humanities to promote understanding and mutual respect for people with diverse histories, cultures, and perspectives within the United States and abroad.
-From the NEH BC:MJ