Re-examining the place of textuality in Islamic Studies

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Youcef Soufi

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Sunera Thobani

June 28, 2022

Dr. Thobani recounts the historical constructions of Muslims and the West through an critical engagement with postcolonial theorists, race theory, feminism, and queer theory.
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Mohannad Abusarah

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Suzanne Marchand

June 1, 2022

Professor Marchand discusses German Orientalism and their approaches, with a special focus on philology. In the discussion, Dr. Marchand explains the meaning of philology and the reason why German orientalists paid attention to it.
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Dr. Khaled al-Qazzaz

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Sara Hamed

February 24, 2022

Professor Junaid Quadri reflects on throtical question related to the connection between thought and practice, continuity and rupture, and text and context.
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Junaid Quadri

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Mohannad Abusarah

February 8, 2022

Professor Junaid Quadri reflects on theoretical question related to the connection between thought and practice, continuity and rupture, and text and context.
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Noah Saloman

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Abdulla Majeed

January 17, 2022

Professor Noah Salomon reflects on the many lives texts came to occupy and intertwine in his ethnographic work on the Islamic State in Sudan.
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Tazeen Ali

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Iman AbdoulKarim

October 31, 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.
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Mohammad Fadel

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Anver Emon

September 7, 2021

Special edition podcast where Professor Emon and Professor Fadel discuss their early academic lives and their current approaches to Islamic law and legal studies.
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Basit Iqbal

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Joud Alkorani

August 16, 2021

Professor Basit Iqbal reflects on the connections and frictions between theology, anthropology, and texts
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Mohammad Fadel

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Anver Emon

August 2, 2021

Special edition podcast where Professor Emon and Professor Fadel discuss their early academic lives and their current approaches to Islamic law and legal studies.
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Nukhet Varlik

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Sara Ameri

July 18, 2021

On this pandemic-related episode, Professor Varlik discusses why it is now essential to study historical plagues and epidemic diseases from a global rather than a Eurocentric perspective.
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Mohammad Fadel

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Anver Emon

July 2, 2021

Special edition podcast where Professor Emon and Professor Fadel discuss their early academic lives and their current approaches to Islamic law and legal studies.
podcast

Mohammad Fadel

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Anver Emon

July 2, 2021

Special edition podcast where Professor Emon and Professor Fadel discuss their early academic lives and their current approaches to Islamic law and legal studies.
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Ali Usman Qasim

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Aaisha Salman

May 6, 2021

Dr. Ali Usman Qasmi discusses how reading practices can both align with and contest ideals of Muslim citizenship fashioned by the post-colonial state.
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Amira Mittermaier

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Joud Alkorani

April 18, 2021

Professor Amira Mittermaier discusses how she engages texts in the field and across the disciplines of Islamic Studies and anthropology.
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Juliette Galonnier

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Youcef Soufi

March 8, 2021

Professor Juliette Galonnier sheds light on the Republic's fears over Islam and Muslims.
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Nada Moumtaz

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Joud Alkorani

February 18, 2021

Professor Nada Moumtaz discusses differing approaches to methods and ethnography, and the place of textuality within the field of anthropology.
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Suzanne Conklin Akbari

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Anver Emon

February 17, 2021

Professor Suzanne Conklin Akbari discusses the different ways that Islamic texts have been read traditionally and how these practices change the way we approach Islamic Studies as a field.
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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

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Youcef Soufi

February 16, 2021

Professor Elizabeth Shakman Hurd discusses state surveillance of Muslims within the American context, and its implications for the way Islamic texts are read.
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Haytham Bahoora

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Anver Emon

February 16, 2021

Professor Haytham Bahoora discusses the shift in modern Arabic literature as a result of the Nahda, and its consequences on modern reading practices.