University of Pittsburgh

22 Apr 2013


Muslim Journeys: The Poetry of Rumi

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monroeville Public Library Gallery Space

Please join poet Erik Rosen for a reading from the poetry of Rumi. This event is part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys series at Monroeville Public Library. The goal of this series is to familiarize public audiences with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world.

This program is free and open to the public.

Petals on a Flower: Finding the Balance in our Purpose for Life

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

PRE-ORDER TICKETS & SAVE $5 before April 13!
REGULAR ADMISSION $15 before 4/13, $20 at door FAMILY of 5 or more $30 before 4/13, $35 at door SENIORS & STUDENTS $7 before 4/13, $12 at door BABYSITTING FULL DAY $5 per child (by reservation only before April 13th)
Email for tickets OR buy online at www.icp-pgh,com


09 Apr 2013


2 Year Sudan's independence and its Humanitarian Implications

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Dining room A, WIlliam Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
Forge, Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition

Hawa Abdallah Mohammed Salih, Darfuri Activist, International Woman of Courage Award Winner

Dr. Louis A. Picard, Director of GSPIA Ford Institute

Olabukunola Williams, Enough Project, Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program Manager

29 Mar 2013


Second International Conference on Islam & Democracy: Democratic Transitions in the Arab World: Tunisia as a Model

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 30, 2013 - 5:30pm


Fathi Ayadi - Nahda Party
Nejib Chebbi - Republican Party
Tayyib Baccouche - Nidaa Tounes

Mouldi Riahi - Attakattol Party
Imed Daimi - Congress for the Republic

Abdelaziz Massoudi - Al Massar

Kamel Morjane - Al-Moubadara Party
Abderraouf Ayadi - Wafa Party

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Islamic Awareness Week at Pitt: Friday Prayer

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Dining Room A, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

Every Friday the public is welcome to join the MSA for their weekly joint prayer at 2 PM in William Pitt Student Union. During Islam Awareness Week, a speaker will give an explanation about the prayer along with the regular service. All welcome to attend!

Islamic Awareness Week at Pitt: Hamza Perez

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Room 539, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

A decade ago, Hamza Perez, born Jason, was a drug dealer on America's mean streets. The child of Puerto Rican parents, he had two recurring competing dreams at night: in one he was in prison by age 21, and in the other he was dead. New Muslim Cool is the story of how, as Hamza laughingly puts it, "both [dreams] came true," albeit in unpredictable ways.

Sister's Henna Night

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Dining Room B, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

Join the women of the Muslim Student Association for conversation, exchange of ideas, and henna!

25 Mar 2013


Islamic Awareness Week at Pitt: Mooz-Lum

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Nordy's, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

Amid a strict Muslim rearing and a social life he's never had, Tariq enters college confused. New peers, family and mentors help him find his place, but the 9-11 attacks force him to face his past and make the biggest decisions of his life.


British Museum's Hajj Exhibition, Hajj Stories

Part of the exhibit at the British Museum is a video of British Muslims telling of their experiences doing the Hajj.


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