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THE ARTS IN ISLAMIC CULTURE

ARIT presents a Spring Lecture Series on Arts and Islamic Culture at Camden County College

Monday evenings:   March 11, and April 15, 22, 29, and May 6, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Location:  Camden County College Civic Hall, inside the Connector Building, Blackwood Campus

LECTURES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This lecture series offers a multifaceted view of the arts in Islamic culture, illustrating the wide range of Islamic art and architecture, and the understanding of visual imagery in diverse Muslim contexts.

For more information check brochure here. NJ and PA Professional Development credits offered.

Aisha's Cushion March 11:  Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam
AnkaraCamii April 15:   Past in Present:  Building in the Islamic World Today
OttEmbroid April 22:  Luxurious Layers: An Exploration of Islamic Textiles
HandofFatima April 29:  Volatile Spaces and Fractured Heritage:  Thinking about National Heritage in a Time of War
KoranMS May 6:  Art of the Qur'an:  Writing and Ornamenting the Divine Word
ARIT is pleased to cosponsor this lecture series with Camden County College, Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility, the University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s International Classroom to present the program.

Special funding for this program was provided by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.