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Muslim Journeys Grant

Fifteenth-century map by Piri Reis, Andalusia and Granada

Sprague Library is one of 840 libraries and state humanities councils across the country selected to receive the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA).

The award includes 25 books and 3 films chosen by a panel of scholars to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. The award also includes access for one year to Oxford Islamic Studies Online which is now available .

Consult this web site for the various programs we are planning for the Spring and Fall 2013 semesters.

Find more information about the grant and the grant sponsors by visiting the following links:

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Oxford University Press, and Twin Cities Public Television. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.


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    Muslim Journeys

    For more information, contact:

    Dr. Mary Mallery

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    Assoc. Dean for Technical Services
    Harry A. Sprague Library
    Montclair State University
    Montclair, NJ 07043
    Phone: 973 655-7150

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    This guide was compiled by:

    Kathleen Hughes.


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