Join us for an all-new Muslim Journeys scholar-led book (and film) discussion series! We will have one session in November 2019 and four events in Winter-Spring 2020. The events include a short lecture from a scholar and small group discussions of the book or film led by graduate students. Participants are encouraged to read the book ahead of time. Free and open to the public! Books will be available from MelCat free interlibrary loan, and on Reserve for 2-hour loan at MSU Main Library Patron Services desk, and can be purchased at a 20% discount from Everybody Reads in Lansing and Schuler's in Okemos.
Presented by MSU Muslim Studies Program and MSU Libraries.
Co-sponsored by the Islamic Society of Greater Lansing, LATTICE (Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-Cultural Education), Truth Racial Healing & Transformation of Metro Lansing, and MSU Comics Forum.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
The Bosnia List by Kenan Trebincevic with Susan Shapiro
The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid
Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk
The Arab of the Future: A Graphic Memoir: A Childhood in the Middle East (1978-1984) by Riad Sattouf
Green Lanterns: Vol. 1 Rage Planet (Rebirth) DC Comics
Ms. Marvel: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
Persepolis: The Story of A Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear by Khaled A. Beydoun
Meherjaan (film directed by Rubaiyat Hossain)
This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror by Moustafa Bayoumi
Prince Among Slaves (film directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin; based on the book by Terry Alford)
Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders by Denise A. Spellberg
The Art of Hajj by Venetia Porter
The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam by F.E. Peters
Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan A. C. Brown
The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson
from the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf: "Pathways of Faith" theme
Community partners have included: The Islamic Society of Greater Lansing, The East Lansing Interfaith Clergy Association, Truth Racial Healing and Transformation of Metro Lansing, Capital Area District Libraries, East Lansing Public Library, LATTICE (Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-Cultural Education).
E-mails from Scheherazad by Mohja Kahf
A Rumi Anthology edited and translated by Reynold A. Nicholson
A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon