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Date: January 31, 2019
Date: January 22, 2019
In March we will have our Islamic Studies lunch buffet. Everyone is invited. Faculty affiliated with Islamic Studies will be present; and we will be asking for your ideas about new activities that will bring us together. You will also find out about the Islamic Studies minor. On February 14, for Black History Month, we will […]
Date: March 22, 2018
Deadline: Thursday, 12 April 2018. Undergraduate and graduate students proposing to conduct research related to Islamic studies during the summer of 2018 are invited to submit proposals for grants up to $1500 for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Applications should not exceed 1200 words and must include: Your name, email, year of study, […]
March 9: The 2018 Morris W. Offit Symposium on Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Mediterranean World
Date: February 17, 2018
Please join us on Friday, March 9 for the 2018 Offit Symposium on Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Mediterranean World featuring art and architecture, Science and Medicine. There will be two sessions: art and architecture in the morning, Science and Medicine in the afternoon. Persian food will be served for lunch and a beautiful […]
Date: February 10, 2018
Please join us for a workshop exploring the legacy of Neoplatonism in the Islamic tradition and contemporary philosophy. Metaphysics of Light from Plotinus to Suhrawardi and Deleuze 2 – 5 p.m., February 22, 2018, Mergenthaler 439 Led by Khashayar Beigi (UC Berkeley) Throughout the history of modern philosophy, the theme of light has been consistently characterized as […]
Date: February 9, 2018
Please join us for an event dedicated to mysticism and the arts. It will take place on Friday, February 23 in Gilman 50. The day will start with a panel investigating the confluence between mysticism and cinema, followed by a talk and a screening by artist and theorist Jalal Toufic. Lunch will be served.
Date: April 4, 2017
Please join us on Wednesday, April 19 at noon in Megenthaler 439, for “Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment,” a presentation given by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (departments of History and Sociology of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne).
Date: February 20, 2017
Please join us on Friday, February 24 at 4pm in Mergenthaler 426 for a screening of Coffee Futures and a conversation with Director Zeynep Devrim Gürsel from Macalester College.
Date: November 8, 2016
Please join us on Wednesday, November 9 at 6pm, for a talk by Dick Davis, “Mistresses, Traitors, and Post-Horses” on translating Persian Poetry. Hodson 213.
Date: October 20, 2016
Please join us on Wednesday,October 25 at 4pm. for “Islamic History as a Web: Emancipatory Possibilities”, a presentation given by Shahzad Bashir (Stanford University). Mergenthaler 439.