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Muslim Journeys: Calendar of Events

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys - Opening Reception

6:30pm @ the Great Good Place (John C. Pace Library, 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info: http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - lecture and discussion of When Asia Was the World

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will provide a brief lecture and lead a discussion of Stewart Gordon's When Asia Was the World.  This is the first in a 5-part book discussion series.  Copies of the books are available at the UWF Libraries (print and kindle), the West Florida Public Library, and the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida. 

6:30pm @ the Great Good Place (John C. Pace Library, 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Friday, October 25, 2013

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - lecture and discussion of The House of Wisdom

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will provide a brief lecture and lead a discussion of Jim Al-Kahlili's The House of Wisdom.  This is the second in a 5-part book discussion series.  Copies of the books are available at the UWF Libraries (print and kindle), the West Florida Public Library, and the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida. 

7:00pm @ the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida (3445 E. Johnson Ave., Pensacola, FL 32514)

Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - lecture and discussion of The Ornament of the World

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, and Dr. Marie Therese Champagne, Associate Professor of History at UWF, will provide a brief lecture and facilitate a discussion of Maria Rosa Menocal's The Ornament of the World.  This is the third in a 5-part book discussion series.  Copies of the books are available at the UWF Libraries (print and kindle), the West Florida Public Library, and the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida.  

6:30pm @ the Great Good Place (John C. Pace Library, 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - film screening and discussion of Prince Among Slaves

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will lead a discussion after a screening of Prince Among Slaves.

6:30pm @ the West Florida Public Library (downtown branch, 239 North Spring St.)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Friday, February 28, 2014

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - lecture and discussion of Leo Africanus

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will provide a brief lecture and lead a discussion of Amin Maalouf's Leo Africanus.  This is the fourth in a 5-part book discussion series.  Copies of the books are available at the UWF Libraries (print and kindle), the West Florida Public Library, and the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida. 

7:30pm @ the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida (3445 E. Johnson Ave., Pensacola, FL 32514)

Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - lecture and discussion of In an Antique Land

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will provide a brief lecture and lead a discussion of Amitav Ghosh's In an Antique Land.  This is the last in a 5-part book discussion series.  Copies of the books are available at the UWF Libraries (print and kindle), the West Florida Public Library, and the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida.  

6:30pm @ the Great Good Place (John C. Pace Library, 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - Closing Program

Dr. Rebecca Williams, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Alabama, will lead and discuss readings of Islamic poetry from different periods.  

6:30pm @ the Great Good Place (John C. Pace Library, 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public. 
Sponsored by the UWF Libraries, UWF Muslim Student Association, UWF Bangladeshi Student Association,  the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, and the West Florida Public Library.

More info:  http://libguides.uwf.edu/MuslimJourneys and http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys

**this event is brought to you as part of National Library Week and National Poetry Month