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, […]
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Date: March 22, 2018
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. For […]
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.
Date: October 17, 2016
You are invited to an informational lunch about the new Islamic Studies minor. Come and meet some of the faculty who teach exciting courses! Wednesday October 19, 12-1 Mergenthaler 266
Date: March 30, 2016
Please join us for an event in memory of Assia Djebar, an Algerian novelist and filmmaker. Speakers include Shahla Talebi (Arizona State), Meena Alexander (CUNY), Soraya Tlatli (UC Berkeley), and Madeleine Dobie (Columbia), among others. The event will be held in Krieger 205 on Thursday, April 7. 4–7:30 p.m.