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Fall 2015 CMSP Events

Fall 2015

Comparative Muslim Societies Program events are free and open to the public. All members of the campus and community are welcome to attend. Please join us.


- Thursday, September 17, 2015: Professor Juan Campo (UC Santa Barbara) - “Reflections on Islam's Other Islams:  Countering Sunni Hegemonies” - 12:15pm to 1:45pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzaine 101

- Thursday, October 8, 2015: Professor Mary Youssef (SUNY Binghamton) - "Legacies of Other Pasts in Egypt: Reading Difference in al-Nubi and Wahat al-ghurub" - 12:15pm to 1:45pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzaine 101, co-sponsored by Near Eastern Studies

- Monday, October 19, 2015: Professor Hasan Kayali (UC San Diego) - “Certainties and Contingencies of Empire’s End in the Ottoman Lands and its Frontiers, 1918-1923” - 4:30pm to 6:00pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzaine 101

- Wednesday, November 4, 2015: Laurent Ferri, Curator, Rare Books and Manuscripts and Ali Houissa, Curator, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (Cornell University) - "Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection" - 11:15am to 12:15pm, Kroch Library Basement, Rare Books and Manuscripts Seminar Room

- Wednesday, September 30, 2015: Professor Elena Frangakis-Syrett (CUNY) - “Between Commodities and Muslim/Non-Muslim Cultural Exchange: Eastern Mediterranean Trade in the Early Modern Era” - 4:30pm to 6:00pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzanine 101

- Wednesday, November 18, 2015: Professor Farina Mir (University of Michigan) - “Producing Modern Muslims: Everyday Ethics in Late-Colonial India” - 4:30pm to 6:00pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzanine 101

- Monday, November 23, 2015: Professor Peter Drucker (IIRE) - "The Political Economy of Homonationalism / Islamophobia" - 4:30pm to 6:00pm in 236 Goldwin Smith Hall

- Tuesday, December 1, 2015: Professor Patricio Abinales (University of Hawaii) - “Muslims, Americans, and the Contemporary Legacies of Colonial Rule in the Philippines” - 4:30pm to 6:00pm in McGraw Hall, Mezzanine 101