Janet Abu-Lughod Library Exhibition Opening

Wed, Sep 13, 2017    7pm

The opening of the Janet Abu-Lughod Library Exhibition will showcase the library and the program of annual seminar courses and lecture series developed by Studio-X Amman with the aim of introducing the contents of the library to the public. The Janet Abu-Lughod Library Exhibition will be open Sunday through Thursday, 9:00 - 18:00, until October 9th at The Columbia Global Centers | Amman (5 Mohammad Al Sad Al Batayneh St Amman, Jordan 11814).

The Janet Abu-Lughod Library is a dedicated library collection housed at Studio-X Amman that was donated to Columbia GSAPP and the Columbia Global Centers | Amman by Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies Lila Abu-Lughod and her family. Professor Lila Abu-Lughod presented the library during her remarks at The Arab City conference in November 2014 at Columbia University. The library, carefully curated and assembled by Janet Abu-Lughod, includes books and journals from the fields of sociology, race, ethnicity & urban politics, migration, city planning, Islamic cities, and informal architecture.