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WHO: Rev. Thomas Michel, S.J. Father Michel, a St. Louis native, belongs to the Indonesian Jesuit Province, and is secretary of Interreligious Dialogue for the Society of Jesus in Rome. In Bangkok, Thailand, he also serves as secretary for Ecumenism of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences. A Ph.D. in Arabic language and Islamic religion from the University of Chicago, Father Michel teaches regularly in Turkey, Indonesia, and the Philippines. In 1998 he gave the Martin D’Arcy Lectures at Oxford University on Muslim-Christian encounters in history. WHAT: The Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University presents “The Week of Islamic Art and Culture.” WHERE: Donahue Auditorium, Dolan Center for Science and Technology John Carroll University 20700 North Park Blvd. University Heights, OH 44118 WHEN: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 7 p.m. Reception immediately following in the Muldoon Atrium (Dolan Center for Science and Technology CONTACT: 216.397.6279