History of Ancient Sudan (Nubia) Lecture

Ancient Sudan and Islamic Calligraphy
Art Exhibit, Lecture, and Workshop
Nubia and the Kingdom of Kush By Dr. Abd-Elmoneim Dalouk

Saturday, April 29th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
MET Community and Educational Center
2nd Floor Al-Andalusia Hall

10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223
Refreshments will be served.

Please join us on Thursday, April 27th 2017 for an informative Lecture titled "History of Ancient Sudan - Nubia". Our Keynote Speaker is Dr. Abd-ElMneim Dalouk, Assistant Professor of Sudanese Studies - Ahfad University for Women. Dr. Dalouk will review the history of ancient Sudan with a focus on Nubia and the Kingdom of Kush. He will also address old stone age (Paleolithic age), new stone age (Neolithic age), Kingdom of Kush, Kingdom of Kerma that includes the civilizations of Kerma, Napta and Meroe; the Christian Era, Islamic Era of Funj and Mahadiya Era. This presentation is in the field of Folklore specifically in the area of "Material Culture" during the above mentioned time era and civilizations.

Dr. Abd-Elmoneim is an assistant professor of Sudanese Studies at Ahfad University for Women. Before his life as an assistant professor, Dr. Dalouk worked as the art director at Al Sahafa Printing and Publishing House and Newspaper and Al Ayyam Newspaper. Dr. Dalouk has earned his Ph.d. of Philosophy in Folklore from the University of Khartoum in Sudan, his M.A. in "Visual Communication in the Awareness of the Reproductive Health" from Sudan University of Science and Technology, a higher degree in Humanities, and his B.A. in Graphic Communications. He has published several books and articles in his areas of study and he splits his time between Sudan and the U.S. with his wife.

History of Islamic Calligraphy Workshop

By Dr. Abd-Elmoneim Dalouk

Saturday, May 6th, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $15/person to cover lunch and materials
MET Community and Educational Center
2nd Floor Al-Andalusia Hall

10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223

Please join us for an engaging worshop titled "History of Islamic Calligraphy". Dr. Dalouk will broadly cover Islamic art with a focus on Islamic Calligraphy and the description of the six major types of scripts and their history. Workshop will include practice of the 2 major Arabic scripts: Ra'qa and Naskh. Materials and instruments will be used in the workshop.

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MET 2017 Fundraising Dinner & Cultural Night

 

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 - 5:30 p.m.

$40 per Person (Ages 10+). Dinner is included. Childcare will be provided for children under 10.
MET Community and Educational Center | 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223
Free parking at Conestoga Middle School. Free shuttle service to and from MET Center.

Join us for a unique evening filled with cultural performances by students of the Islamic School of MET and Oregon Islamic Academy. Funds raised will support MET's educational scholarships as well as building bridges of understanding through silk road cultural diplomacy and positive integration programs for new immigrants and refugees.

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We are looking forward to celebrate with You!