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Muslim Journeys at CUNY Libraries: CCNY

In January of 2013, four CUNY libraries (BMCC, CCNY, City Tech, and Hostos) were awarded the NEH/ALA Muslim Journeys Bookshelf grant. This LibGuide includes links to all the resources included in the grant as well as programming information.

Muslim Journeys Program at CCNY Libraries

All programs will be held in the Cohen Library Archives (5th floor) located in the NAC Building at 160 Convent Ave. (Convent Ave. between 136th & 138th St.) New York, NY 10031. For directions, click here. All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Please join us!

Spring 2013

Islam, Gender and Everyday Life
A talk by Prof. Ali Mirsepassi, Director of the Iranian Studies Initiative at NYU, inspired by Fatima Mernissi's Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 5-7pm

Fall 2013

The Unexpected Taj Mahal
Cohen Archives Gallery
November 4 - December 31, 2013
An exhibition of photographs by Prof. Haitham Abduallah of the Taj Mahal, showing the cultural traditions as well as modern context of the monument. There will be a daily screening of the film Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World, one of the films awarded to CCNY Libraries as part of the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.


Spring 2014

Religious Muslims in Europe
A talk by Prof. Emily Greble of the CCNY History Department, inspired by Leila Aboulela's Minaret.
Monday, April 28 2014 12:30pm