Harvard Divinity School

2020 Feb 20

Lecture: Qur'anic Exegesis Between Twelver Shi’ism and Sufism: Sayyid Ḥaydar Āmulī’s Tafsīr al-Muḥīṭ al-a’ẓam (Commentary of the Greatest Ocean) by Nicholas Boylston

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Nicholas Boylston, College Fellow, Harvard University, will present his candidate lecture on Thursday, February 20, at 5:15 pm, in Room 117 of 60 Oxford Street. The title of his talk is "Quranic Exegesis Between Twelver Shi’ism and Sufism: Sayyid Ḥaydar Āmulī’s Tafsīr al-Muḥīṭ al-a’ẓam (Commentary of the Greatest Ocean)." Boylston will also be available for lunch with students earlier that same day, from noon to 1:30 pm, in the Common Room of the Center for the Study of World Religions. Lunch will be provided, and ...

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2020 Feb 12

Lecture: Love, Sex and Guns: The Importance of being Malay and Islamic by Terenjit Savea

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Terenjit Sevea, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, will present his candidate lecture on Wednesday, February 12, at 5:15 pm, in Room 119 of 60 Oxford Street. The title of his talk is "Love, Sex and Guns: The Importance of being Malay and Islamic." Sevea will also be available for lunch with students earlier that same day, from noon to 1:30 pm, in the Common Room of the Center for the Study of World Religions. Lunch will be provided, and RSVPs are encouraged.

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2020 Feb 04

Lecture: Promise, Punishment, and the Arc of History in the Qur'an by Mohsen Goudarzi

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Mohsen Goudarzi, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, will present his candidate lecture on Tuesday, February 4, at 5:15 pm, in Room 117 of 60 Oxford Street. The title of his talk is “Promise, Punishment, and the Arc of History in the Qur'an.” Goudarzi will also be available for lunch with students on Wednesday, February 5, from noon to 1:30 pm, in the Common Room of the Center for the Study of World Religions. Lunch will be provided, and RSVPs are encouraged.

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2020 Jan 30

Lecture: "Not Knowing Shame: Rehabilitating Shamelessness in Modern Malaysian Muslim-Malay Society”

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Join the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Alicia Izharuddin for a lecture entitled, “Not Knowing Shame: Rehabilitating Shamelessness in Modern Malaysian Muslim-Malay Society.”

This lecture is a part of the Harvard Divinity School Islamic Studies Faculty Candidates series.

For more information, please contact islamicsearch@hds.harvard.edu.

2020 Jan 28

Lecture: “Vice and the Viceroy's Wife: Intersectional Analysis of a Qur'anic Temptress”

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Join the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Celene Ibrahim for a lecture entitled, "Vice and the Viceroy's Wife: Intersectional Analysis of a Qur'anic Temptress."

This lecture is a part of the Harvard Divinity School Islamic Studies Faculty Candidates series.

For more information, please contact islamicsearch@hds.harvard.edu

 

2019 Apr 23

MAMA KIOTA OF NIGER: LEADERSHIP IS FEMALE, IS AFRICAN, IS MUSLIM WOMAN

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall, Room 117

 

Sponsor: Harvard Divinity School, Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Center for African Studies, Hutchins Center, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Department of African and African American Studies

As part of the Islam in African Brown Bag Lecture Series, Pearl Robinson, Associate Professor of Politics at Tufts University, will present and comment on her film Mama Kiota...

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2018 Sep 28

CONFERENCE: Thinking Islam within Religious Studies: Methods, Histories and Futures

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue

On September 28, 2018, the Alwaleed Program hosted a day-long conference in honor of Professor William A. Graham's career and scholarship.  Professor Graham retired in July 2018 after a long and distinguished career at Harvard that included serving as the Faculty Director of the Alwaleed Program, Dean of Harvard Divinity School, Faculty Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern...

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