In January 2013 the JET library was awarded the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). The library was awarded 25 books, 3 feature length films, a database subscription and a collection of short films. These resources revolve around the six themes of the collection: American Stories, Connected Histories, Literary Reflections, Pathways of Faith, Points of View, and Art, Architecture, and Film.
The works awarded are as follows:
The library would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our partner in this application, Dr. Michelle Frasher of the History/Political Science department, whose tireless work helped make this a reality.
Michelle Frasher, Assistant Professor, received her Ph.D. in History at Texas A&M University and holds degrees in Political Science, International Studies of Western Europe, and German Language and Literature. She earned a special diploma from the University of Vienna, Austria for European Union Studies and a certificate for German Language from the Goethe Institute in Bonn, Germany.