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Muslim Journeys: About

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a collection of books, films, and database resources to familiarize us with Islam and the cultural heritage of Islamic civilizations around the world.

About the Grant

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.

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Libraries and humanities councils that received that Muslim Journeys Bookshelf

Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque

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>.

Bridging Cultures Updates

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Activities & Events

Past events:

 The HCC Health & Wellness Committee organized a tour of Doris Duke's Shangri La with the Honolulu Museum of Arts.
Fountain and garden at Shangri LaSaturday, 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
Flyer

Koran By Heart


The Library presented the film
Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World.
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
Flyer

 

Mahalo to Grant Sponsors

National Endowment for the Humanities

American Library Association

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.

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Oxford University Press 
Twin Cities Public Television

Carnegie Corporation of New York
  Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Learn more about these Muslim Journeys partners and funders.

Honolulu Community College Library
874 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96817
Email: honcclib@hawaii.edu Web: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/library