Islamic Awareness Week – Historical Story Night

The Muslim Students Association is holding their annual Islamic Awareness Week from Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25.

Did you know what is now the country of Spain was led by Muslim rulers for centuries? Join us on Wednesday, March 23 rom 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Siegel Hall, Room 118 as guest speaker Catherine Bronson discusses the rich, beautiful history of Muslim Spain. From stunning architecture to brilliant civilization, learn all about this often-forgotten piece of history. Dinner will be served.

Bronson is an assistant teaching professor at Notre Dame in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. Her degrees include B.A., St. Xavier University; diploma in Arabic language acquisition, University of Damascus; A.M. (Modern Middle East), A.M. (Early Islamic intellectual thought), and Ph.D., University of Chicago.

This event reflects the values expressed in IIT’s Diversity Statement and is intended to promote diversity at Illinois Tech. 

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