Media

Colleges in Diverse Borough of Queens Create Musical Mosaic Featuring Voices of Moses and Mohammad

CUNY Matters
10/01/2007

Perhaps it was predictable that some of the most interesting cultural dialogues regarding the Middle East would surface in the borough of Queens.


Building Bridges Between Muslims and Jews

Queens College Magazine
04/01/2007

By BOB SUTER

The crowd in LeFrak Concert Hall on May 1 had come to hear Common Chords, a joyous concert of Klezmer and South Asian music. But first, they heard one of the saddest stories to come out of 9/11.


The Meeting of Minds

What you didn't learn about QC's Middle East class last semester.

QC Knight News
04/19/2005

By IMAN KHAN


Class Requirement

Crossing Lines on the Middle East

The New York Times
03/08/2005

By DAVID GONZALEZ

Decades before the rest of the world followed suit, the United Nations briefly lived in Queens. The Secretariat building may now tower over Manhattan, but the borough across the East River has arguably done a better job of bringing together people born under every flag on earth -- including a few banners once carried by warring armies.


One Professor's Bold Experiment

Walking Towards Peace In Unlikely Shoes

Queens College Magazine
03/01/2005

“When I grew up, two things were in the window of our modest little place in Park Forest,” recalls Mark Rosenblum of his childhood in Chicago’s suburbs. “We had a picture of Ben Gurion and a picture of Adlai Stevenson.”


Minds on Middle East

Queens College has Unique Course on Crisis

The New York Daily News
10/24/2004

By LAN N. NGUYEN

QUEENS COLLEGE senior Sadia Mohammed thought that, as a Muslim, she understood the thorny Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

But seven weeks into a class that is part of a four-year project called "The Middle East and America: Clash of Civilizations or Meeting of the Minds," she has been forced to reassess.