Reading Muslims is a multi- and interdisciplinary conversation that re-examines the place of textuality in Islamic studies. Made up of a network of academics, scholars, and researchers, Reading Muslims aims to elevate our understanding of Islam, Muslims, and society.

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Latest

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Tazeen Ali

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Iman AbdoulKarim

October 21, 2021

Dr. Tazeen Ali discusses the Women’s Mosque of America and the role of gender, race, and language in authorizing Muslim women’s interpretations of the Qur’an.
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Katherine Bullock

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Sara Hamed

October 14, 2021

Dr. Katherine Bullock discusses the vision of her Islamic book publishing company, Compass Books, and its role in the community.

Adil Mawani

September 13, 2021

This article explores early Urdu travel writing, its development, and how it became a controversial and highly sought after genre by readers.
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Events

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15

November

Fahad Ahmad

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Khalidah Ali

November

15

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2021

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12:00 pm

Dr. Fahad Ahmad presents his dissertation on counter-radicalization policies and their impact on Muslim civil society organizations in Canada and the U.K

Contesting Power: A Comparison of Muslim Civil Society Responses to Counter-radicalization Policies in Canada and the U.K

Fahad Ahmad

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Khalidah Ali

November

15

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2021

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12:00 pm

Dr. Fahad Ahmad presents his dissertation on counter-radicalization policies and their impact on Muslim civil society organizations in Canada and the U.K

Principle Investigators

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Anver Emon

Professor of Law and History
Canada Research Chair in Islamic Law & History
Director, Institute of Islamic Studies

Youcef Soufi

Research Fellow
Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto