Arabic and Islamic Studies Graduate Colloquium

2017-2018

Spring 2018 ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies is very pleased to present the Arabic and Islamic Studies Graduate Colloquium, a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Colloquium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars.

The colloquium will include four events, on Wednesdays, at 12:30-2:00 pm on the following dates: 2/28, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18

Rezart Beka, “Fiqh al-Wāqiʿ [Jurisprudence of Reality] and its Discontents: Salafī Debates on the Role of Reality in Sharīʾa”

When: March 21, 2018 at 12:30

Where: ICC 462

Fall 2017 ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

Faculty-led workshop on giving academic presentations

When: September 13, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 450

Tesneem Alkiek, “The Limits of Darar: how al-Mahdī al-Wazzānī redefined marriage expectations”

When: September 27, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 550

Richard Sutherland, "Women in the "Sharia" economy with a focus on Bangladesh and Malaysia

When: October 17, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 450

Mohammed El-Sayed Bushra, “Conceptual change through transformation of linguistic norms: Tyranny in the Arab Muslim context"

When: November 1, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 450

Anny Gaul, “Mother sauces and civilizing processes: Writing cuisine in Egypt and Morocco”

When: November 15, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 450

Book Discussion Roundtable

When: November 29, 2017 at 12:30

Where: ICC 450

2016-2017

ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies is very pleased to present the Arabic and Islamic Studies Graduate Colloquium, a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Colloquium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars.

Mike Raish "Measuring the Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency of Written Arabic"

When: Thursday, January 26th, 12:30pm
Where: Poulton Hall, Rm. 230

Tesneem Akiek "Ibn al-Qayyim's Aḥkām ahl al-dhimmah"

When: Thursday, February 9th, 12:30pm
Where: ICC 462

Marya Hannun "Islam and the environment: an untold history"

When: Thursday, March 16th, 12:30pm
Where: Poulton Hall, Rm. 230

Roundtable on Shahab Ahmed's book What is Islam? The importance of being Islamic

When: Thursday, March 30th, 12:30pm
Where: Poulton Hall, Rm. 230

Nick Mangialardi "Ṣawt-scapes: Sound and Song in Middle East Studies"

When: Thursday, April 20th, 12:30pm
Where: Poulton Hall, Rm. 230

**Food will be Provided**

ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies is very pleased to present the Arabic and Islamic Studies Graduate Colloquium, a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Colloquium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars.

Richard Sutherland, "A New Perspective on the Ottoman Safavid War of 1623-39"
When: Wednesday October 26th, 12:30pm
Where: ICC 450

Mohammed Bushra, "Dissection of a Digital Debate with Dāʿish: Muḥammad al-Masʿarī vs. Turkī al-Binʿalī on Tawḥīd, Shirk, and ʿIbādah"
When: Wednesday November 16th, 12:30pm
Where: ICC 241 (CCAS Boardroom)

**Food will be provided**

2014 - 2015

SPRING 2015 GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM

The Arabic and Islamic Studies Symposium is a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Symposium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars. Led and organized by our graduate students, the Symposium meets once a month.

Please find below the program for the first semester:

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

"From God's Nature to God's Law: Theology, Law and Legal Theory in Islam"

When: Nov. 5th, 12:30pm

Where: ICC 450 

POSTPONED: Robert Ricks

"Hard Language or Hardest Language?: Moving Beyond the Myth of Arabic Difficulty"

When: TBD

Where: TBD

**Lunch will be provided

SPRING 2015 GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM

The Arabic and Islamic Studies Symposium is a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Symposium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars. Led and organized by our graduate students, the Symposium meets once a month.

Please find below the program for the first semester:

Robert Ricks, "Assessing L2 Arabic vocabulary knowledge"
When: February 27, 12:15 pm (Lunch will be served)
Where: Poulton 230

Tuve Floden, "More Than Oneself: How Muslim Televangelists Empower Individuals to Change the World"
When: March 19, 4:30 pm
Where: Poulton 230

Abdallah Soufan, "Could there be a private language? Ibn Taymiyyah against the Ash'arite conception of God's speech"
When: April 23, 4:30 pm
Where: Poulton 230

ARABIC & ISLAMIC STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

The Arabic and Islamic Studies Symposium is a forum of graduate students' research projects. The Symposium aims at encouraging discussions among graduate students and professors over their research and its contribution to the scholarship in the field. It is also open to discuss works-in-progress by more advanced scholars. Led and organized by our graduate students, the Symposium meets once a month over a light lunch.

Please find below the program for the first semester:

Enass Khansa, "Conceptions of Authorship in 4th/10th c. Literature".
When: Nov 4th, 12:15pm 
Where: ICC 450

Nabil al-Hage Ali, "Men of Mosques: Early Religious Education and Activism in Shi'i Lebanon (1969-1974)"
When: Nov. 20, 12:15pm
Where: Poulton 230

Lunch will be provided