Announcement – Internship

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 11, 2018 to August 17, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies

The Art of the Islamic Worlds Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is seeking a graduate level intern for Summer 2018. Please find internship details and requirements here: mfah.org/internship.

 

Application Instructions:

Lecture: “Ottoman Devotional Manuscripts: Study of a Corpus from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

 

February 15, 2018

5:30 – 7:00pm

Mounia Chekhab Abudaya

Curator for Manuscripts and Western Mediterranean Collections, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha; Harvard AKPIA Associate

“Ottoman Devotional Manuscripts: Study of a Corpus from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha”

Harvard University, Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Laughter and joking from contestation to protection to forging relationships

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Social Sciences

Laughter and joking from contestation to protection to forging relationships

Katja Gentric (contemporary art), Laure Carbonnel (anthropology)

Cfp: The Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 19, 2018
Location: 
Algeria
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Intellectual History, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, African History / Studies

Cfp: The Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts, 

 

University of Adrar, Algeria, November 13th - 15th, 2018

 

The University of Adrar and the Laboratory of Algerian Manuscripts in Africa announce the Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts to be held on 13-15 November 2018 at the University of Adrar, Algeria.

 

Arabic manuscripts are undeniably among the oldest intellectual and humanistic arts that have been better safely preserved in number and diversity than any other universal intellectual heritage. 

2018 Kristeva Circle Call for Papers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, French History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Race Studies

The Kristeva Circle is an academic organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on or inspired by Julia Kristeva. Our 2018 meeting will take place at California State University Northridge on October 26 and 27, 2018. Our keynote speakers are Mariana Ortega (Penn State University) and Ann McClintock (Penn State University). 

Leiden Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture | Feelings Matter: Emotions in Medieval Arabic

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

On 15 February 2018, LUCIS organizes the sixth Leiden Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture. Julia Bray, the Abdulaziz Saud AlBabtain Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford will present this edition. The lecture will take place in the Small Auditorium of the Academy Building. Free drinks after the lecture.

 

 

CFP for MLA 2019: Aesthetics of Terror

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Literature, Humanities

Seeking papers for a special session proposal for the Modern Language Association's annual conference (January 3-6, 2019) on the topic of the aesthetics of terror in contemporary literature. Possible topics could include: narrative strategies of representing terror/terrorism, witnessing, the relationship between historical events and fiction, grief and mourning,time and violence, affect studies, fear and paranoia, legitimacy and illegitimacy, continuities and rupture.  

CFP: The Bible in the Iberian World, iSBL/EABS Helsinki 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 13, 2018
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

THE BIBLE IN THE IBERIAN WORLD: FUNDAMENTS OF A RELIGIOUS MELTING POT (EABS)

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