Culture Connect Featured Event

KORAN BY HEART: A FACILITATED FILM SERIES

Panel Discussion and Film Series
Explore Muslim Worlds

The facilitated series, which is free and open to all, is designed to promote cross-cultural exchange and understanding on the topic of Muslim Worlds.

TUES., NOV. 19, DISCUSSION BEGINS AT 6:00 P.M.

Koran by Heart: One Chance to Remember (80 minutes) 
Every year over a hundred young people from 70 countries across the Islamic world arrive in Cairo to compete in the world’s oldest and most prestigious Koran reciting contest – the International Holy Koran competition.
Follow three 10-year-old scholars, a girl and two boys, as they leave their countries to compete.
Facilitators: Dr. Feryal Salem, Hartford Seminary, Assistant Professor of Islamic Scriptures and Law and Janet Bauer,  Trinity College, Associate Professor of International Studies