The Program in Islamic Studies‘ minor provides the intellectual and linguistic training to approach Islam — and the world — in a historically and culturally informed way, challenging stereotypes and misconceptions while exploring the complexity of the world’s second-largest religion.
Calligraphy is the most prominent art in Islamic culture. With its roots in the Qur’an, the practice of calligraphy is a multidimensional endeavor. It requires patience and discipline, develops understanding of space and design, and, as the calligrapher evolves, engages the intellect in a contemplative way. The rewards that come from perseverance on this path […]