Friday, February 25, 2011

University of Minnesota conference to explore Islam and the humanities

Islamic developments in architecture, the arts, sciences and theater will be the topics of a federally-funded conference at the University of Minnesota, which starts today and runs through Saturday.

“Shared Cultural Spaces,” presented by the university’s religious studies program, will look at humanities and sciences in Islamic civilization and reveal the connections between the Islamic and western worlds. One purpose of the conference is to highlight the interactions of civilizations throughout history.

Click here to read this article from the Star-Tribune

Click here to go to the conference website