The Cleveland State library is the proud recipient of an ALA/NEH sponsored grant called Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys.
The library has received a set of 25 books, 3 DVDs, and a year’s subscription to the Oxford Islamic Studies electronic database. A complete list of the books and DVD's, as well as a link to the database, are located here in this guide, to the right of this box.
From the Bridging Cultures website: “Based on the advice of scholars, librarians, and other public programming experts, the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf is intended to address both the need and desire of the American public for trustworthy and accessible resources about Muslim beliefs and practices and the cultural heritage associated with Islamic civilizations.”
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Books from the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf
DVDs (for faculty check out)
Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World
a film by Robert Gardner
Koran by Heart: One Chance to Remember
a film by Greg Barker
Prince Among Slaves
directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin
Monday, March 25
2PM in room L-118 in the basement of the library
Guest speaker, Amanda Click
Topic: The Arab Spring: how social networking tools helped a revolution
We had a great turn out for this event, as well as a very interesting discussion. Amanda shared her impressions of the events of the Arab Spring based on her time spent as a librarian in Cairo during the revolution, as well as the impact social media had. Thanks for all who attended!
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