Thinking Islam

Thinking Islam within Religious Studies: Methods, Histories and Futures

A celebration of Professor William A. Graham

Professor William A. Graham retired in July 2018 after a long and distinguished career at Harvard. Please join us for a day-long conference in honor of his career and scholarship. 

Thinking Islam within Religious Studies:
Methods, Histories and Futures

Sponsors:

  • The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program
  • The Center for the Study of World Religions
  • Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School
  • The Harvard Divinity School
  • The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
  • The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

 

Graham

William A. Graham

Event Information

Friday, September 28, 2018

Harvard Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue
Sperry Room

8:45 a.m. Coffee and Breakfast

8:45 a.m. Coffee and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks: Tarek Masoud and Ahmed Ragab

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel 1

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Braun Room, Andover Hall)

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Panel 2

1:00 p.m. - 2:45pm Panel 2: The future of the study of Abrahamic traditions

Chair: Charles Stang (Harvard University) 

Panelists:

Elizabeth Lee-Hood (Harvard University) 

Ahmed Ragab (Harvard University)

Guy Stroumsa (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 

Break

Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Panel 3

3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Panel 3: Integrating Islamic studies within religious studies

Chair: Ahmed Ragab (Harvard University)

Panelists:

Diana Eck (Harvard University)

Ali Asani (Harvard)

Roy Mottahedeh (Harvard)

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

Participants - Harvard

Participants - Guests