Islamic Studies Lecture Series
Fall 2012 - From Late Antiquity to Early Islam
Jack Tannous (Princeton University)
"What difference did Islam make? Christians, Muslims, and the End of the Ancient World"
26 September, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Robert Hoyland (ISAW, New York University)
"Arab Conquests or Islamic Conquests?"
24 October, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Nancy Khalek (Brown University)
"John the Baptist in Medieval Damascus"
7 November, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Antoine Borrut (University of Maryland)
"Memory and Power in Early Islamic Syria"
28 November, 6:00pm, Mortara Center
Spring 2013 - Qur'anic Studies in memory of Barbara Stowasser
Karen Bauer (Institute for Ismaili Studies)
"Who does the Housework? Interpretations of the Qurʾānic Ethics and Etiquette of Marriage"
30 January, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Shahab Ahmed (Harvard University)
"The Problem of the Satanic Verses and the Formation of Islamic Orthodoxy"
27 February, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Ayesha Chaudhry (The University of British Columbia)
"An Issue of Cosmological Proportions: Constructing Gender in Pre-Modern and Modern Tafsīr"
20 March, 6:00pm, ICC 241
Baber Johansen (Harvard University)
The limits of change and contingency in the history of Muslim Law
6 October, 6:00 pm, ICC 462
Frank Griffel (Yale University)
Deism in Islam? The Context of al-Ghazali's Condemnation of the Position that God Doesn't Know Individuals
February 16, 6:00 pm, ICC 241 (CCAS Boardroom)
Louise Marlow (Wellesley University)
Between Wisdom and Philosophy: Exemplary Texts in a Tenth-Century Mirror for Princes
15 March, 6:00pm, CCAS Boardroom
**Recommended reading for this talk.
Michael Cook (Princeton University)
An Early Text of an Epistle of Muhammad b. ‘Abd al-Wahhab
4 November, 2010
Fred Donner (University of Chicago)
How Muhammad’s Movement Became Islam: The Qur’anicization of Early Islamic Political Terminology
24 February, 2011
Jonathan Brockopp (Pennsylvania State University)
The Lost Manuscripts of Egypt: Reconstructing the Earliest School of Islamic Law
17 March, 2011
Wilferd Madelung (Oxford University)
Social Legislation in Sûrat al-Ahzâb
14 April, 2011
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Department Events & Announcements
- April 17: Caitlin Attal & Ariana Marnicio Present their Senior Honors Theses
- February 20: Maisa Khawaja Lecture in Arabic: وعي الذات و تناول المحرمات في الرواية النسائية السعودية
- March 13: Akiko M. Sumi Lecture - The Motif of the Mirror and Beauty