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)

MESA NOV. 2018-CALL FOR PAPERS: Fear of Oblivion: Intellectual Histories of Erasure in the Medieval and Contemporary Middle East

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 11, 2018
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Middle East History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Intellectual History, Islamic History / Studies, Literature

Call for Papers - 2018 MESA Annual Meeting

"The Study of Manuscripts and its Importance for Research on Islamic Literature and Culture" with Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley at George Mason University

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 6, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences

Join the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University for a lecture by renowned scholar and curator Muhammad Isa Waley on "The Study of Manuscripts and its Importance for Research on Islamic Literature and Culture" 

THE AGA KHAN PROGRAM FOR ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE (AKPIA) AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY: POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATESHIP PROGRAM, 2018-2019

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Announcing H-IslamInAfrica

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies

Announcing H-IslamInAfrica

 H-Net proudly welcomes H-IslamInAfrica to its family of nearly 200 networks, now available on the H-Net Commons. Read on and follow the links below for more information about these exciting new networks!

Call For Papers: Indiana University Graduate Students in African Studies 8th Annual Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Oral History, Islamic History / Studies, Area Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS: Indiana Univeristy's Graduate Students in African Studies Eight Annual Symposium will be held on March 23 and 24. This year's topic is Non-Europhone Sources and Knowledge Production about Africa in the 21st Century featuring Dr. Fallou Ngom as keynote speaker. Dr. Ngom is a Professor of Anthropology and Director of the African Studies Department at Boston University.

Women in Religion

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies

I am organizing a Special Session for the 2018 South Central Modern Language Association meeting to be held in San Antonio, Texas, 11-14 October 2018. I am hoping to find two more papers to fill this Special Session panel.

Papers for this panel will illustrate the diverse ways that women have found to participate in western and/or non-western religious practices across time and cultures.

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

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 15, 2018 to April 5, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Archaeology, Islamic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Architecture and Architectural History

 

Please note revised location for all spring AKPIA lectures at Harvard University

 

 

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

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”

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