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Panel discussion: “Celebrating Women as Community Builders”

In Events 2014 on March 25, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Niagara Foundation, Michigan cordially invites you to the panel discussion “Celebrating Women as Community Builders;Perspectives from Three Woman Leaders” in commemoration of Women’s History Month.

In this panel, our panelists will share their opinions with us on the role of women as community builders, discuss the contributions of women to the society in different fields and talk about the challenges that they encounter. They will also share their views on how to make women realize their full potential and encourage them to fulfill this potential.



Martha Baiyee, Professor of Early Childhood Education, Eastern Michigan University

Francine Dolins, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Nabila Farooq, M.D., Psychiatrist, St. Mary Mercy Hospital-Livonia


DATE :      Tuesday, March 25, 2014
TIME :       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
VENUE :   Duderstadt Center,

Teleconference Room (Suite 1180)

2281 Bonisteel Boulevard Ann Arbor, MI 48109

FEE:         Free of charge


6:30 – 6:40   Welcome Speech

6:40 – 7:10   Traditional Turkish Foods Buffet

7:10 – 8:25   Panel

8:25 – 8:30   Gifts and Pictures


The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi

In Events 2013 on October 10, 2013 at 3:36 am

Live Performance of Whirling Dervishes from Konya, Turkey & Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble

Rumi Club cordially invites you to experience live performance of the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi featuring distinguished musicians and whirling dervishes from Konya Sufi Music Ensemble in Turkey

DATE:       Friday, November 8, 2013 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

VENUE:   Rackham Auditorium

915 E. Washington Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48109

COST:     $15- General Admission


*Whirling Dervishes (Sema)

This ritual dance, called Sema, is among the most exquisite ceremonies of spirituality. The whirling of the dervishes is an act of love and a drama of faith. The Sema is a precise choreography, a mediation in motion in which the dervishes are accompanied by beautiful, authentic Sufi music. The music contains some of the most core elements of Eastern classical music and serves as an accompaniment for Rumi’s poetry.


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