At 2pm on Wednesday, March 27, Classics and World Religions Professor Loren Lybarger will deliver a presentation called “Hearing the Qur’an: Sound and Meaning in Islam’s Holy Book” in the Friends of the Library Room (Alden 319). Lybarger will discuss the history of the book and its role in social life. For more about Lybarger’s presentation, see this article in Compass by Regina Truong.
The talk will continue the Ohio University Libraries’ Diversity Committee’s Culture Showcase series, which focuses on Muslim Journeys for the Spring 2013 semester. Dr. Steve Howard will speak about Islam in Africa on Wednesday April 3.