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Let's Talk About It: Bridging Cultures--Muslim Journeys book discussion series
Book Club, Presentation,
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Branch: Saint Cloud
Date: Thu Jun 26, 2014
Agegroups: Adults, Teens
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for the National Endowment for the Humanities/American Library Association grant funded book discussion series Bridging Cultures--Muslim Journeys. Led by College of St. Benedict Professor of Political Science Dr. Manju Parikh, we will learn about and discuss five books over 10 weeks:
April 30 - In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
May 14 - Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
May 28 - House of Stone by Anthony Shadid
June 11 - Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
DATE CHANGE: June 26 - Dreams of Trespass by Fatima Mernissi (was June 25)
More about the books can be found here: http://www.programminglibrarian.org/muslimjourneys/mj-themes/mj-points-of-view.html
*Registration required; readers should also read Deborah Amos' essay on the series of five books, available online: http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/296
Events will be in the Bremer Room.