Words & Acts: Scripture vs. Universe

  • 509 Knox Hall, Columbia University

A conversation with Yamina Bouguenaya.

Dr. Bouguenaya has taught Arabic and Islamic Studies at various institutions of higher education such as Indiana University, Swarthmore College and Carthage College. Her areas of expertise are Spirituality in the Qur'an, Islamic theology, as well as religion and science. She is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Turkish and has translated and published in these languages. Throughout her life journey in Algeria, England, Turkey and in the US, she has been active in providing retreats, workshops, study circles and counseling as well as interfaith dialogue. 

Free and open to public- Reception will follow.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian & African Studies, Columbia Turkish Club, Columbia Muslim Student Association and the Middle East Institute.