These lectures at the University of Florida are made possible by the Izzat Hasan Sheikh Endowment in Islamic Studies.
THE STUDY OF ISLAM AND THE CRITICAL HUMANITIES: A SYMPOSIUM
This half-day symposium will explore synergies between Islamic studies and critical humanistic inquiry.
Sadia Abbas (Rutgers): Thinking Greece: Islam and the Border of Europe
miriam cooke (Duke): How Do Women Write the Arab Postcolony?
Bruce B. Lawrence (Duke): Islamicate Cosmopolitan Spirit: The Embodiment of Fuzzy Logic and Its Longterm Consequences
Cyrus Ali Zargar (University of Central Florida): On Infidelity as Liberation: Persian Poetic Symbols in Iranian Cinema
Friday 3 April 2020 9AM to 12:30 PM (concluding with Luncheon for all participants)
Keane Faculty Center (Dauer Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL)