Re-examining the place of textuality in Islamic Studies

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Abdulla Majeed

May 19, 2021

This article looks at the work digital forms of textuality do, mainly Muqtada al-Sadr tweets, to trouble the category of "Islamic text" as it travels between the Islamic and not-so-Islamic.
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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.

Abdulla Majeed

March 17, 2021

This article considers more quotidian practices of reading by examining the work "Islamic" signs and posters do in the public sphere of a city like Jordan's capital, Amman.

Joud Alkorani

February 25, 2021

A reflection upon how Muslim anthropologists are read in light of debates on positionality and 'native' anthropology.
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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.