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For Immediate Release
February 11, 2014

2014 Muslim Journeys Book Club Dates Announced

Key Info

  • 2014 Muslim Journeys book club dates announced
  • All sessions take place at IPFW Helmke Library
  • Free and open to the public

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Helmke Library at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is proud to present the 2014 dates for the book club Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys! The initiative aims to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith, and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world.

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series, has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association.

All books and films from the Muslim Journeys project may be checked out from the Helmke Library or the Allen County Public Library. All meetings will be held at the IPFW Helmke Library and are free and open to the public.

The 2014 book club program of events includes:

  • Friday, February 21, 6–8 p.m. Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel with expert speaker Michael Spath, Ph.D. (IPFW)
  • Friday, March 28, 6–8 p.m. A Quiet Revolution by Leila Ahmed with expert speakers Noor Borbieva, Ph.D., and Assem Nasr, Ph.D. (IPFW)
  • Friday, April 25, 6–8 p.m. The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson with expert speaker Farah Combs (IPFW)

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Major support for the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf 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 support is provided by IPFW and the Allen County Public Library.

Read more about the books and the American Stories theme at the Muslim Journeys website. For more information, contact Susan Anderson, Helmke Library head of public services, at 260-481-5404 or anderssm@ipfw.edu.

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