Dec 2013

01 Dec 2013


International Cinema Sunday (United States)

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Classroom A, Carnegie Library Main Branch
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library

The U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh, but Brooks' activities lead to many political and cultural misunderstandings. Directed by Albert Brooks, 98 minutes, 2005. Refreshments will be provided.


10 Dec 2013


Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - Snow

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association

Join us this fall for an exciting 5-part reading and discussion series: Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: Literary Reflections. The discussion will be led by local scholar Dr. Christina Michelmore. Dr. Michelmore received her BA from Smith College and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, both in history. For seven years she lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Pakistan. Until her retirement in 2013, she was chair of the Department of History, Political Science and International Studies at Chatham University.

Jane Jessell,