Honolulu Community College Library, the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, and 841 other libraries and organizations across the United States were awarded the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys grant in January 2013. The Muslim Journeys Bookshelf is a collection of books, DVDs, and a database that were selected to help Americans learn about the people, places, history, faith, and cultures of Muslims around the world and within the U.S.
Libraries and humanities councils that received that Muslim Journeys Bookshelf
Blue Mosque At Sunset. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 15 Mar 2013. <http://quest.eb.com/images/139_1914493>.
The Blue Mosque in Tabriz, Iran, was designed by the architect Ni῾matallah ibn Muhammad al-Bawwab, and built for the wife of Jahanshah Qaraqoyunlu in 1465.
"Architecture." In The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture. Ed. Jonathan M. Bloom, Sheila S. Blair. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Web. 15 Mar. 2013. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t276/e89>.
The HCC Health & Wellness Committee organized a tour of Doris Duke's Shangri La with the Honolulu Museum of Arts.
Saturday, April 13, 12:00 - 2:15 pm
The HCC Committee on Social Equity (COSE) and Suzume-no-kai student culture club presented the HBO documentary Koran By Heart.
Thursday, April 18
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Temporary Library Building (Module 7A)
Film, Snacks, and Talk Story
The Library presented the film
Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
The film was played continuously –
viewers could attend at any time during the showing
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.