Fall 2013  

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Library Events

A Reading and Discussion series

Join us @ Donnelly Library for a reading and discussion series led by local scholar Brandon Kempner. Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys will feature lively discussion of five books relating to the theme, Literary Reflections.

Thursday, September 5 The Arabian Nights / Husain Haddawy, Translator
Thursday, September 26 The Conference of the Birds / Farid Ud-Din Attar
Thursday, October 17 Snow / Orhan Pamuk
Thursday, November 7 Dreams of Trespass / Fatima Mernissi
Thursday, December 12 Minaret / Leila Aboulela

All discussion will begin at 7 p.m. in Donnelly Library at 802 National Ave. Copies of the books are available from Donnelly Library. Brandon Kempner, associate professor of English at Highlands University, will lead a discussion of the book at each session.

For more information and to register for the reading program stop by the library, call 505-454-3139, or e-mail ajkent@nmhu.edu. This program is free and open to the public.

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series, has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association.

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Past Events

Koran by Heart:  A Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.: Dr. Amal Alhosban, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, at Highlands University and Dr. Eric Winkel will lead a film screening and discussion of the HBO documentary Koran by Heart: One Chance to Remember. NMHU International Students will answer questions and help facilitate discussion after the screening. This program will take place in the Student Union Building Theater. This event is free and open to the public.

This program is co-sponsored by the NMHU International Club.

Word as Art

Thursday, October 24th at 7:00 p.m.:  Ester OFearghail , Assistant Professor of Art History at Highlands University, will give a lecture and lead a film screening and discussion of the calligraphy section of the documentary Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World.  This program will take place in Donnelly Library, room 141.  This program is free and open to the public.

For additional information, call 505-454-3139, or e-mail ajkent@nmhu.edu

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is presented by National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with American Library Association Public Programs Office and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University. The program 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.

Homecoming @ Thomas C. Donnelly Library

October 14-18

Raffle:  Grand prize is a Kindle Fire with case, donated by our journal vendor, W.T. Cox.  Runner-up prizes are an NMHU Pen and certificate for a book or document repair.  Raffle tickets will be sold all week.  $5 each, or 3 for $10.

Friday Events

Used Book Sale from 9:00 to 4:00

Special Collections Tour at 2:00 (meet in the lobby)

Raffle Drawing at 3:00

Saturday Events

Pottery by Paul Volckening:  An Exhibition to Benefit Habitat for Humanity.  Closing Reception from 1-3 p.m.


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Library Exhibits

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International Students

The International Student’s Club created a lovely and fascinating exhibit to illustrate their diverse cultures.  Stop by Donnelly Library to check out the exhibit and learn a bit more about the countries so many of Highlands diverse population of students come from.

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Homecoming Through the Ages and National Archives Week Exhibits @ Donnelly Library

This month you can look back through time to see what Homecoming was like at Highlands in the past. Then check out our National Archives Month exhibit that showcases some interesting items from our Special, Beisman, and Archives collections.


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