Department of Religious Studies

Transcultural Lenses on Islam

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February 7, 2014

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

SAC 3.112 Balcony Room B

8:30 - 9:00 AM

  Breakfast and Welcoming Remarks

9:00 - 10:00 AM

  Frank J. Korom, Boston University

  Creating a Transcultural Lens via Sufism to View Sri Lanka and North America

10:00 - 11:00 AM

   Denise A. Spellberg, The University of Texas at Austin

   Muslims, Toleration, and Civil Rights: Islam and the Early Modern Anglo Atlantic World

11:00 - 11:15 AM

   Coffee Break

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

   Katherine Butler Schofield, King's College London

   Sonic Magic: The Supernatural Uses of Islamic Sound-Art in India and the Malay world

12:15 - 1:45 PM


1:45 - 2:45 PM

   Enseng Ho, Duke University

   Burial and Travel: Mobile Represenations of a Transcultural Islam

2:45 - 3:45

   Shahzad Bashir, Stanford University

   Islam in Bureaucratic Imagination: Iranian Secretaries in the Service of Indian Rulers

3:45 - 4:00 PM

   Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM

   Barbara Metcalf, University of California, Davis (Emerita)

   Renewed Islam, Revitalized Languages: A "Virtual" Nawab Spans Oceans and Continents