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Middle East Studies Center Film Series: Out of Cordoba
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 8:00pm to Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 10:00pm
Middle East Studies Center Film Series: Out of Cordoba

Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75, 1620 SW Park Avenue

A documentary about Averroes the Muslim, and Maimonides the Jew, the two leading thinkers of Islamic Spain. The film explores the historical importance of these two “wise men of Cordoba,” as well as their contemporary impact on today’s Jews, Muslims, and Christians, and interfaith relations.

Featuring a discussion with the film’s Director, Jacob Bender

The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.

www.mesc.pdx.edu | middleeaststudiescenter@pdx.edu | 503-725-4074

Co-sponsored by the Muslim Educational Trust with funding from Oregon Humanities, the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, St. James Lutheran Church, Jewish Voice for Peace, the World Affairs Council of Oregon, Portland State University Sociology of Islam & Muslim Societies, & the Institute for Christian-Muslim Understanding