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2022 Thesis Prize Winners Announcement

May 20, 2022

After reviewing many impressive submissions, the Selection Committee has made the following selections for the Alwaleed Bin Talal Undergraduate Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Prizes in Islamic Studies:

Undergraduate Thesis Prize:

The Selection Committee is pleased to announce that Farah Afify (Social Studies) has been chosen as winner of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Undergraduate Thesis Prize for her thesis, “Radical and Muslim: Islamic Liberationist Thought in the Black Panther Party.”

Farah explores the often-overlooked relationship...

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Encyclopedia of the (Variant) Readings of the Qur’an (EvQ/ErQ)

May 13, 2022

We are proud to announce that Professor Shady Nasser has released his new website, which has been years in the making, Encyclopedia of the (Variant) Readings of the Qur’an (EvQ/ErQ)! This project aims to be a critical apparatus of the Qur’an and, through continuing to add data over time, to become a comprehensive encyclopedia and resource on the history and transmission of the Qur’an.

This website gathers information from...

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Eid Mubarak!

May 1, 2022

Eid al-Fitr 1443

Eid Mubarak!
 
We wish you a joyous Eid and a great summer!
 
- Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harry Bastermajian, and Meryum Kazmi
The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program Team