Latino Night at MET

Silk Road Cultural Diplomacy Part 4
Saturday, March 25th, 2017 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

MET Community and Educational Center 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road Tigard, OR 97223

Join us for an evening of Silk Road Cultural Diplomacy with the Latino American Community in Portland to foster an understanding of our Latino-American cultures. We will enjoy a conversation with our panelists, followed by a potluck dinner.

AlbertoMoreno
Alberto Moreno
Executive Director, Oregon Latino Health Coalition
LindaCastillo
Linda Castillo
Office of Neighborhood Involvement New Portlander Program
AlanHipolito
Alan Hipólito
Executive Director, Verde
RevLindaJaramillo
Rev. Linda Jaramillo
Retired National Officer, The United Church of Christ
SaharBassyouni
Sahar Bassyouni
Director, Islamic School of MET and Oregon Islamic Academy
JawadKhan
Jawad Khan
Teacher, Oregon Islamic Academy
RonaultCatalani
Ronault (Polo) Catalani
Office of Neighborhood Involvement New Portlander Program

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

Please join us on Saturday, April 29th 2017 for an informative Lecture titled "History of Ancient Sudan - Nubia". Our Keynote Speaker is Dr. Abd-ElMoneim 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.

Native American Night at MET

Silk Road Cultural Diplomacy Part 5
Saturday, May 6th, 2017 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

MET Community and Educational Center 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road Tigard, OR 97223

Join us for an evening of Silk Road Cultural Diplomacy with the Native American Community in Portland to foster an understanding of the Native-American culture. We will enjoy a conversation with our panelists, followed by a potluck dinner.