Nathanael Shelley Leads Discussion Group Sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities

IRCPL Researcher Nathanael Shelley will lead “Muslim Journeys,” a reading and discussion group sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities this spring at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, New York.  During the six-part series, aimed at a general community audience, the group will read and discuss books that explore “personal and political transformations in the Muslim world,” according to a recent article in

“I am most interested in the way the personal struggles or journeys change an individual’s perception of themselves as well as of culture or the world in which they live,” Shelley says in the interview. “These books aren’t about Islam, but they are about individuals who move through Muslim worlds.”

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