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Bridging Cultures: "When Asia Was the World" Bookmark and Share

Aug 26

4:30 p.m. @ Lackey Chapel

Kimbel Library and the Jackson Family Center for Ethics & Values

Bridging Cultures: Connected Histories

Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors and Monks Who Created the “Riches of the East”
Ron Green, Philosophy and Religious Studies Tuesday, Aug. 26, 4:30 p.m.
Lackey Chapel

This book discussion series explores the intersection between Eastern and Western philosophies, values, economies and cultures from a historical perspective. The travel narratives collected in this book by Stewart Gordon portray the Asia first encountered by European explorers as a vibrant, ongoing enterprise, from which they both learned and profited. Books are available by contacting Barbara Burd, or 843-349-3401.
This program is part of the Bridging Cultures project titled Muslim Journeys: Connected Histories presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Admission: Free (no ticket required)

Contact 843-349-3401 for additional information