Past Events

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2014-2015 academic year events [coordinator: Elizabeth Sartell]

2013-2014 academic year events [coordinator: Timothy Gutmann]

Fall 2020

Nov. 5th, 4-5:30pm CST
Alexa Herlands (History): “Refuting the Significance of Bodily Difference in Muhammad Mayyara’s 17th Century Defense of Fez’s Neo-Muslims”


Nov. 12th, 2-3:30pm CST
Arlen Wiesenthal (NELC): “The Traveling Court as Locus of Death: The Ottoman Traveler Evliya Çelebi on Sultan Mehmed IV’s “Bloodthirst””


Nov. 19th, 2-3:30pm CST
Prof. Ahmed El Shamsy (Associate Professor of Islamic Thought, NELC): “A fourteenth century Muslim theory of religion”


Nov. 30th, 5:30-7pm CST – co-hosted with the Jewish Studies Workshop
Adi Shiran (Divinity): “Not all minds are meant to be free: The Textual History of Maimonides’ Interpretation to the Hardening of Pharaoh’s Heart”