Libraries/Muslim Student Association sponsor Book Discussion

Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim JourneysPlease join the UT Libraries and the UT Muslim Student Association this Spring as we read and discuss The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam.

We’ll kick off the program at the UT MSA meeting on Thursday, February 7th at 6 p.m. in Student Union Room 2591, where we’ll have a brief introduction of the book and distribute free copies.  If demand exceeds supply, more copies can be ordered at the meeting from OhioLINK partner libraries.

The discussion itself will take place during Islamic Awareness Week on Tuesday, March 19th at 6 p.m. in Student Union 2582 after we’ve all had a chance to read the book.   You can RSVP for the book discussion at our Facebook event page.

More information about the book and the program is available at the Muslim Journeys LibGuide.  This discussion is part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys.

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Oxford University Press, and Twin Cities Public Television. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Local programming partners include the Toledo Museum of Art, the Toledo Public Library, the University of Toledo Department of Philosophy & Religion, and the University of Toledo Muslim Student Association.

International Book Club

Where great books meet great conversation!

Friday April 16, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. : Discuss the Book in Depth

Carlson Library Room 1025

The International Book Club events focus on selected international authors and their books to discuss them with fresh new ideas and perspectives. The events attempt to create a community around the books that have made an impact on us, and allow us to think of ways to use the lessons we take from these books in support of learning.

Click on the cover below to request a copy from OhioLINK.

Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra

Sponsored by the University Libraries.