Dr. Reuven Firestone, Professor of Medieval Jewish Studies, will present the introduction to the Sufi poetry and philosophy of al-Rumi for the "Whirling Dervishes of al-Rumi" dance program at UCLA's Royce Hall on Monday evening, April 4th. Join journalism professor Diane Winston, USC Annenberg's Knight Chair in Media and Religion, for a panel discussion with scholars, religious leaders, and film critics about the soon-to-be-released film Kingdom of Heaven , directed by Ridley Scott.
The panel discussion at USC's Annenberg Auditorium on April 19th will feature:
This event is co-sponsored by the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, the Office of Religious Life, the School of Cinema-Television, the School of Religion, the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture and the TriBeCa Film Festival. A reception follows.
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