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The Arts and Islamic Culture Lecture Series
Monday evenings: March 11, and April 15,22, 29, and May 6, 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Camden County College
Civic Hall, inside the Connector Building, Blackwood Campus
200 College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
This lecture series will offer a multifaceted view of the arts in Islamic culture, illustrating the wide range of Islamic art and architecture, and the understanding of visual imagery in diverse
Lecture topics include:
March 11: Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam
April 15: Past in Present: Building in the Islamic World Today
April 22: Luxurious Layers: An Exploration of Islamic Textiles
April 29: Volatile Spaces and Fractured Heritage: Thinking about National Heritage in a Time of War
May 6: Art of the Qur'an: Writing and Ornamenting the Divine Word
To register, contact Barbara Palmer, Project Coordinator:
or (856) 227-7200, ext. 4333
Penn Museum's International Classroom Program is proud to partner with Camden County College's Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility, The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) and the Penn Middle East Center in offering this program.
Penn Museum is pleased to partner with The Philadelphia Writing Project for the Project's Arts Inquiry Seminar.
Dates and Times
25 Act 48 credit hours from the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Jennifer Reifsteck Program Manager