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Muslim Journeys: Events

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Lecture

      Nazli Chaudhry, a speaker from The Islamic Center of Long Island (ICLI) will give a lecture followed by a question and answer period on the topic “Islam and Women’s Rights.” ICLI will co-sponsor the event that will be held in the Library on February 12, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

   

 

 Ms Chaudhry serves on the boards of the Stony Brook Multicultural Advisory Committee, Islamic Center of Long Island and the Domestic Harmony Foundation. She is the first female Muslim Chaplain of Hofstra University and is currently the Director of Interfaith Programs at the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center.

 

Moderators: Professors Katrina Frazier and Rosanne Humes

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Evening Film Programs

    Join us as The A. Holly Patterson Library at Nassau Community College hosts showings of two films from the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.

 Koran by Heart - March 19 from 7:00pm to 8:20pm in the CCB room 326.

In this 80-minute documentary, three 10-year old children leave their native countries to participate in one of the Islamic world's most famous competitions, a test of memory and recitation known as The International  Holy Koran Competition.

  

 Prince Among Slaves- April 23 from 8:30pm to 9:30 pm in CCB room TBA.

In 1788, the slave ship Africa set sail towards America, with precious cargo: hundreds of men, women, and children. Eight months later, a handful of survivors were for sale in Mississippi. One of them, 26-year-old Abdul Rahman, made an amazing claim: he was a prince of an African kingdom. Prince Among Slaves is the true story of an African Prince, who endured the humiliation of slavery without ever losing his dignity or hope for freedom.

 

  These programs are presented through a grant provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association and co-sponsored by NCC Student Activities Evening Club Hour and the A. Holly Patterson Library at Nassau Community College. 

 Presenters: Professors Katrina Frazier and  Rosanne Humes

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Film Program and Discussion


      Join us to view excerpts from the film “Islamic Art: Mirror of the Islamic World,” at Nassau Community College. The program will take place in the G building, Room GC65, on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

   

 

 

 This program will be co-sponsored by  the Nassau Community College Center for Arts and Humanities. Alison Guest, Coordinator for the Center for the Arts and Humanities, will be the speaker. Ms. Guest is a Professor of Art History.

 

Moderators: Professors Katina Frazier and Rosanne Humes