- 10/22, 2pm, Whitman Theater—Persepolis (2007)
- Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.
- 11/5, 2pm, Whitman Theater—Koran by Heart: Once Chance to Remember (2011)
- Captures the drama of the annual International Holy Koran Competition, following three extraordinary ten year olds who have dedicated their lives to honoring their families, countries, and culture through memorization of the religious text.
Don’t miss this exciting book discussion, led by Virginia Tech Professor Steven Salaita, author of six books and numerous articles. 10/14, 6:30pm, Natural Science Center. Open to the public; refreshments provided.
The truth couldn’t be kept away, it was cunning, sly-natured, seeping through at its own indifferent pace.
The idea is that the city that opens the same book closes it in greater harmony.” —Mary McGrory, Washington Post
Don’t miss the Bridging Cultures Film Series!
- 10/8, 2pm, Whitman Theater—Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)
- Explores the richness of Islamic art in objects big and small, from great ornamented palaces and the play of light in monumental mosques to the exquisite beauty of ceramics, carved boxes, paintings, calligraphy, and metal work.
Should college students trust the information they find on the Internet? Learn how to ask the right questions to weed out the wrong websites.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 25; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Duncan 206
FACILITATOR: Mr. Dale Dulaney
Sponsored by Retention Services and Brown Library.… Read the rest