Miami University Libraries will be hosting its last Muslim Journeys* Book Discussion on April 17th from 4:00 to 5:00 in King 320. There will be a short presentation from a scholar, a discussion of the book, and light refreshments. Our scholar for this book will be Dr. Liz Wilson, Comparative Religion.
Our fifth book will be Dreams of Trespass by Fatima Mernissi. You can find out more about this book and the other books we will be reading in our discussion series here. Here are two primary documents to provide context for this work: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Visit to a Harem and The Harem and the Revolutionary Gentlewomen of Egypt. You might also find this map and timeline useful.
If you are interested in even more books to read, check out some of the books from our bookshelf: Bridging Cultures: Literary Reflections, Bridging Cultures: American Stories, and Bridging Cultures: Connected Histories.
*Our Muslim Journeys programming is sponsored by the American Library Association, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Miami University Humanities Center. Additional support provided by the Miami University Center for American and World Cultures and the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati.