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May
May 7, 2014, 4 pm
"Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World."
First annual Ibrahim Abu-Rabi lecture
International Council for Middle East Studies (ICMES)
The Old Foundry Building
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Suite M100
Washington, D.C.


June
June 17, 2014
"Pluralism in Islamic Ethics"
7th annual Summer Institute for Scholars, on the theme of “Islamic Law and Ethics.”

International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)
Reston, VA


July


August
August 1-4
"Critical issues in the study of Sufi shrines"
Workshop on Sufi Shrines, sponsored by American Institutes of Indian, Pakistan, Bangla Desh, and Sri Lankan Studies.
Khuldabad, India

August 5-12, Lectures at Indian Universities


September

September 9, 3:15 pm. "'The Qur'an in Muslim South Asia." Prof. Iqbal Sevea's class "Engaging with Islam: Islamic Thought and Practice in Modern and Contemporary South Asia"
UNC-Chapel Hill

September 12
"Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World." 
Workshop on "Pluralism: Sufi Thought and Practices"
Columbia University, Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life
New York, NY

September 24
"Defining Religion in Middle East Studies." Frances Hasso and Nadia Yaqub's class "Genealogies of Middle East Studies."
UNC-Chapel Hill

October
October 21, 2014, 5 pm
"Persian Studies: An Overview." Afroz Taj's class, "Asia: an Introduction"
UNC-Chapel Hill

October 22, 2014 at 4pm.
"Why ISIS Should Be Called Daesh: Reflections on Religion and Terrorism."
African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Faculty Forum
GEC 1005

UNC-Chapel Hill


November

November 19, 7 pm
"Critical issues in the study of Sufi shrines"
Triangle South Asia Consortium
Chapel Hill NC

November 21, 1-5pm
"Teaching Shi`i Traditions"
Rethinking Islamic Studies Workshop
American Academy of Religion Conference, San Diego, California

November 23, 2014, 4-6:30 pm
Respondent to panel on "Linguistic, Literary, and Thematic Perspectives on the Qur'anic Corpus"
International Qur'anic Studies Association
San Diego, CA


December


January
January 14, 1:25-2:15 pm
"Reading Devotional Inscriptions on Islamic Art."
Glaire Anderson's class ARTH 89, "Islamic Art and Science"
Hanes Art Center 117, UNC-Chapel Hill

January 23, 10:30 AM
"Islamophobia in America"
Carolina Meadows Current Issues Series
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

January 29, 3-4:30 pm
"Islam in Asia"
Barbara Ambros' class Reli 885, "The Study of Asian Religions and the Construction of the Field"
Saunders 104, UNC-Chapel Hill


February
February 25, 2015, 12 pm
"Islamophobia in America: The Anatomy of Intolerance"
The Middle Eastern Law Student Association
UNC School of Law - Room 5052


March
March 25-26
World View Spring Seminar, Challenges and Opportunities in the Modern Middle East
Friday Center for Continuing Education, UNC-Chapel Hill

March 27, 10 AM
"Islamophobia in America"
Shared Learning, Lindgren Lecture
114 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC


April
April 2, 10 am
"Current Questions on Islam"
Contemporary Religious Thought Discussion Group
Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro NC

April 12, 7 pm
"The Poetry of al-Hallaj."
Poets in Translation program, St. Matthew's Church
Hillsborough NC

April 16, 2015, 11 am.
"Why ISIS Should
Be Called Daesh: Reflections on Religion and Terrorism."
Sarah Shields' class HIST 276, "Modern Middle East"
Stone Center 103, UNC-Chapel Hill

 

May



June
May 31
"Teaching Methods of Kenan Rifa'i in the Masnavi Commentary"
International Conference on Kenan Rifai
Istanbul, Turkey

June 12, 7 pm
"Sufism in the Modern World: Do Rumi and Hafiz Still Speak to us Today?"
C. G. Jung Society and Academy for Spiritual & Consciousness Studies
Sheraton Chapel Hill on Europa Drive, Chapel Hill NC


July
July 27
"Islamophobia in America"
NEH Summer Seminar on Islam in America
George Washington University, Washington DC


CARL W. ERNST
PUBLIC LECTURE SCHEDULE, 2014-15
 
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