April 18, 2017 ALL

Today: 10th Annual Week of Islamic Art and Culture

The Bediüzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies presents the 10th Annual Week of Islamic Art and Culture at John Carroll University
April 18-20
All of the events will start at 7 p.m. in the Donahue Auditorium of the Dolan Center for Science and Technology with light refreshments to follow.

Tuesday, April 18: A performance of Sufi music

Wednesday, April 19: Fr. Michael Calabria, Director of the Center for Arab & Islamic Studies at St. Bonaventure University, will speak about “Worth the Price: the Necessity of Islamic Art in an Iconoclastic Age.” Fr. Calabria will discuss the value of Islamic art as a vital aid to understanding Islamic societies in all their chronological and cultural diversity, uniquely woven from many cultural and confessional strands.

Thursday, April 20: A showing of the film “Allah Made me Funny”

For more information, please visit the Nursi Chair website at go.jcu.edu/nursi or call 216.397.6279. Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @TheNursiChair.