Please come and meet Daoud Nasser, a Palestinian Christian Farmer who has turnedhis farm into an organic learning center for peace and reconciliation while he has struggled to keep the land.
June - August 2013
The Lebanese American University will be offering courses in its New York campus this summer, starting with two economics and two Arabic classes.
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A conference led by Souleymane Bachir Diagne. How and why was the commandment of prayer established? What is its significance in connection with the Prophet's Ascent (Mi'raj)? How should we comprehend the time of prayer as different from the serial time of our works and days? How should we understand also the different times of the five prayers?
In December of 2008 Israel launched a devastating attack on Gaza. A month of bullets, bombs, rockets, white phosphorus, tanks and bulldozers left 1400, mostly civilians, dead and this section of Occupied Palestine in rubble. Where Should the Birds Fly? is a compelling and moving Palestinian film based on the story of two remarkable young women, the future of Palestine, who personify the struggle to maintain humanity, humor and hope, to find some degree of normality in the brutal abnormality that has been imposed on them and Palestinians.
March 9: Naseer Shamma and Al-Oyoun Group: Celebrating the Eloquence of the 'Oud Traditions and the Iraqi Maqam
March 10: How Can Iraq Speak Its History? A Conversation between Sama Alshaibi & Michael Rakowitz
March 14: Conversation with Zaha Hadid
March 16: The Language of the Eye: Short Films from Iraq
The French Graduate Students Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Student Symposium, exploring humanism and its critics.
A violin prodigy, she studied with Isaac Stern in Tel Aviv, before immigrating to the US where she developed her signature style.