Posts Tagged ‘Literature’

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia

Posted on February 13th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International and Comparative Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” Candidates must specialize in literary or cultural studies connected to a major language of […]

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Kathryn Babayan: “Libraries of the mind: Objects of Memory & Community in Early Modern Isfahan”

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

March 5,2013, 3:30 PM, CISAC Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall Central (616 Serra Street) Workshop Series: “Early Modern Publics and Networks” Kathryn Babayan (University of Michigan), “Libraries of the mind: Objects of Memory & Community in Early Modern Isfahan” This paper is part of my book project that explores cultures of literacy and social practice, […]

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Walter Andrews: “Making Sense of Ottoman Love Poetry from Prairie Voles to Poiesis”

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

February 15, 2013, 12:15 PM, Building 70, Room 72A1 Religious Studies Coloquium Walter Andrews (University of Washington), “Making Sense of Ottoman Love Poetry from Prairie Voles to Poiesis” Walter Andrews is Professor of Ottoman and Turkish Literature at the University of Washington, and co-director of the Ottoman Text Archive Project. He received his Ph.D. in Turkish […]

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Seth Kimmel: The Legibility of Ritual

Posted on August 29th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

December 8, 12:15 pm- 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 Islamic Studies Workshop*:   Seth Kimmel (Stanford University), The Legibility of Ritual at the End of Al-Andalus* (*Paper is available to Stanford affiliates upon request by email to abbasiprogram@stanford.edu.) Dr. Seth Kimmel’s first book project, Erasing the Difference: The End of Islamic Iberia and the […]

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David Wacks: Ethnic Polemic in Medieval Spain

Posted on August 29th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

October 13, 12:15 pm- 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 Islamic Studies Workshop: Prof. David Wacks (University of Oregon), “Ethnic Polemic in Medieval Spain: ‘Arabiyya, Shu’ubiyya, and ‘Ibraniyya” Abstract: As Islam expanded beyond the Arabian Peninsula and incorporated neighboring cultures into Dar al-Islam, non-Arabs began to react to the doctrine of ‘Arabiyya that upheld […]

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Alhadith

Posted on August 27th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

Alhadith is a web resource for students and scholars of Morisco language and culture. The developers of this project, led by Professor Vincent Barletta of the Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University, envision it to be a constantly-evolving, collectively-maintained resource to which seasoned scholars and students alike may turn when embarking […]

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Stanford Daily: Pamuk Talks Novel’s Power

Posted on October 23rd, 2007 by Abbasi Staff

“Our happiness and unhappiness is derived not from life itself, but from the meaning we give it,” Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk told a packed Memorial Auditorium yesterday evening. “I’ve devoted my life to exploring that meaning.” [read more] Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

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