ROCK HILL, S.C. - A visiting instructor from Jordan will offer a lecture series this spring on “Discovering the Middle East.” Saba Hanbali, who is teaching Arabic at Winthrop on a year-long Fulbright grant, will talk about her Muslim religion, the role of women in Islam and her country.
As a Palestinian Jordanian from Amman, she brings a unique perspective on the current conflict between Israel and Palestine. The program is open to the public and each of the following free monthly presentations will be at 7 p.m. in Withers/W.T.S. Building’s Irvin and Jean Kirby Plowden Auditorium.
The schedule is as follows:
• Feb. 10: “Women in Islam”
• Feb. 24: The Five Pillars of Islam
• March 10: “The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict”
• April 14: “Jordan: History, Culture and Traditions”
For more information, contact the International Center at 803/323-3441.
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