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Sherman Jackson: Shariah and Democracy

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Guest

January 29, 2015 7:00 pm CISAC Central Conference Room Sherman Jackson (University of Southern California) “Shariah and Democracy” Sherman Jackson is King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture,  Director, Center for Islamic Thought, Culture and Practice and Professor of Religion and of American Studies and Ethnicity. This event is a part of two public […]

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Rachel Gillum: Muslim-American Attitude Formation

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Guest

February 10, 2015 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  Pigott Hall Rm 113 (450 Serra Mall) Rachel Gillum (Stanford University) “Muslim-American Attitude Formation Toward U.S. Law Enforcement” How do Muslim-Americans form beliefs about the treatment they expect to receive from US law enforcement? The results of an original, nationally-representative survey of Muslim- Americans suggest three key […]

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Anne Rasmussen

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Guest

Winter 2015 Workshop Series: “Islam and the Arts in Indonesia”  March 5, 2015 12:15 pm – 1: 30 pm Encina Hall West, Rm. 208 Anne Rasmussen (The College of William and Mary) Anne K. Rasmussen is professor of music and ethnomusicology and currently serves as chair of the Department of Music. Since 1994 Rasmussen has […]

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Laurie Margot-Ross: Remembrance and Motion in Colonial Java

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by Guest

Winter 2015 Workshop Series: “Islam and the Arts in Indonesia” January 29, 2015 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West Rm 208 Laurie Margot-Ross (Cornell University) “Cultivating Sama from Below: Remembrance and Motion in Colonial Java” Sama (‘hearing’ or ‘spiritual audition’) is often associated with dhikr—the remembrance of God through recitation. The term has […]

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Christoph K. Neumann: The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by Guest

November 3, 2014, 12:15 – 1: 45 pm, Stanford Humanities Center Board Room Christoph K. Neumann (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany), “The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans: How Did an Intellectual Network Contribute to the Integration of an Early Modern Empire?” The Mevleviye, a Sufi order with a tradition going back to the thirteenth-century mystic Jalal […]

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Making Publics: The Past, Present & Future of Publishing

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by Guest

October 24, 2014,  9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) How are texts, images, and messages transmitted to their audiences? How does the material form of a message influence and control its reception? How have online and digital publishers used data to respond to and shape their audiences and consumers? “Making […]

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Crisis in the Middle East

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 29, 2014, 12:15 pm, Building 30, Room 102 Crisis in the Middle East  (*Open only to Stanford affiliates) Alexander Key (Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford University) Fırat Bozçalı (Department of Anthropology, Stanford University) Ayça Alemdaroğlu (Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies) Moderator: Robert Crews (Department of History, Stanford University) [Co-sponsored by […]

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Denise Spellberg: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

November 6, 2014, 6:30 pm, Tresidder Memorial Union, Oak Lounge East (459 Lagunita Drive) Lecture and Book Signing* Denise Spellberg (University of Texas, Austin), “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders” This lecture will explore how America’s founding fathers drew upon Enlightenment ideas about the toleration of Muslims in conceptualizing a system of governance that would provide […]

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Mona Hassan: International Pursuit of an Islamic Caliphate in the 1920s

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

November 20, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Fall 2014 Workshop Series: Politics, Ethics and Modernity Mona Hassan (Duke University), “International Pursuit of an Islamic Caliphate in the 1920s” On March 3, 1924, the nascent Turkish national assembly abolished the centuries-old Ottoman Caliphate, which millions of Muslims had venerated as the rightful caliphate […]

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Sherine Hamdy: All Eyes on Egypt: Religion and the Medical Use of Dead Bodies amidst Cairo’s Political Unrest

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 30, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Fall 2014 Workshop Series: Politics, Ethics and Modernity Sherine Hamdy (Brown University), “All  Eyes on Egypt:  Religion and the Medical Use of Dead Bodies Amidst Cairo’s Political Unrest This talk takes the phenomenon of mass eye trauma and cornea donation in Egypt in order to […]

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