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Events

All events are open to the community and will be held in the Witters Conference Room 4440 at the library unless otherwise noted.

Opening Program/Reception
Wednesday, January 29, 7 p.m.. Booth Library West Reading Room
Keynote speaker, Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History: Islam and the Monotheistic Tradition

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Cancelled due to poor weather conditions. Material will be incorporated into Feb 19 book discussion.
Book discussion, The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, led by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Film screening, Prince Among Slaves, led by Dr. Michael Loudon, Professor of English

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Book discussion, Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction, led by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Film screening, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World, led by Dr. Janet Marquardt

Wednesday, March 5, 6 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Book discussion, The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life, led by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History, and Dr. Ahmed Abou-Zaid, Professor of Economics

Wednesday, March 19, 6 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Student research presentations, moderated by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History

Wednesday, March 26, 6 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Book discussion, The Art of Hajj, led by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor of History

Tuesday, April 1, 7 p.m., Newman Center
Interfaith panel, moderated by Daniel Otto, Instructor of Philosophy
Panelists: Ms. Carly Froomkin Burak, Mr. Roy Lanham, Professor Jyoti Panjwani, Professor Jaysinha Shinde and Professor Duangrudi Suksang

Wednesday, April 9, 5:30 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Book discussion, A Rumi Anthology, led by Dr. Jaysinha Shinde, Assistant Professor of Business

Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m., Witters Conference Room 4440, Booth Library
Panel discussion, Women in Veil, moderated by Dr. Bonnie Irwin, Dean, College of Arts and Humanities. Panelists: Reham Hamdy Abou-Zaid, Huma Malik, Shannon Mavi