March 1 – Jessica Mutter

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium in conjunction with the Islamic Studies Workshop is pleased to announce its next meeting.

Jessica Mutter will present “Evolving Depictions of Religious Transformation in Eighth-Century Greater Syria.”

This paper addresses the various shifts in religious identities and boundaries that occurred in Syria after the Muslim conquests, and how religious conversion was portrayed in Syriac and Arabic historical sources during the seventh, eighth, and early ninth centuries CE.

Please join us on Tuesday, March 1st, at 4:30 pm in CWAC 152.

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