May May 30-31, 2012 "Indian Lovers in Arabic and
Persian Guise: Azad Bilgrami’s Depiction of nayikas” The 1st
Perso-Indica Conference: "Translating and Writing
Indic Learning in Persian"
Las Vergnas Hall,
– Paris 3 University, Paris
June June 1, 2012
"Fayzi's Illuminationist Interpretation of Vedanta: the Shariq al-Ma`rifa"
Centre d'Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales/Centre
National de la Recherche Scientifique
July 18-20, 2012
"Anglo-Persian Taxonomies of Indian Religions" (Keynote
Conference on "Indian Pluralism and Warren Hastings’s
University of Wales, Gregynog, Tregynon, Nr Newtown,
October October 3, 2012, 4 pm
"Anglo-Persian Taxonomies of Indian Religions" Distinguished Lecturer
Series, South Asia
Institute, Columbia University 208 Knox Hall, 606 West
122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont
New York, NY
October 9, 2012, 12:30 pm
"Sufism and the Arabic Poetry of Hallaj"
Rose Aslan's class RELI 581, "Sufism"
Global Education Center 1009, UNC-Chapel Hill
October 9, 2012, 2:00 pm
"Sufism and the Persian Poetry of Hafiz"
Shahla Adel's class ASIA 122, "Introduction to Iranian
Hanes Art Center 215, UNC-Chapel Hill
October 19-21, 2012
"Islamophobia in America"
Southeastern Regional Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Valle Crucis, North Carolina
November November 1, 2012, 5-7 pm "How
to Read the Qur'an" E105 AJB, University
of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
November 2, 2012, 12:30 pm
"The 2002 UNC Qur'an Controversy: Religious Studies and
Academic Freedom in Public Universities"
Atrium 3rd floor, Gilmore Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa
December December 14-16, 2012
"Reflections on the Poetry of Haji Bayram Wali" (Session 4,
Dec. 15, 3:25-4:25 pm) International
Symposium on “Hajı Bayram Wali”
Hacettepe University, Cultural Center, Hall M, Sihhiye
January 19, 2013, 6-8:30 pm
"How to Read the Qur'an"
North Durham Masjid
2609 W. Carver St., Durham NC
January 22, 2013
"How to Read the Qur'an" Lecture Series on "The Qur'an in the
World" Institute for the Humanities and the
Center for Middle Eastern and North African
University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, MI
February February 12, 2013, 6:45 pm
"How to Read the Qur'an"
Fearrington Village, NC
March 15-17, 2013
Presider, Panel on "Contestations in South Asian Islam,"
Mar. 16, 4:30-6 pm
"Conversations in Islamic Studies: Carl Ernst and How to Read the Qur'an," Mar. 17, 9-11 am Southeastern
Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) Regional
Co-sponsored by International Qur'anic Studies Association
(see blogpost here) Hyatt Regency
Greenville, South Carolina
April 7:00pm-9pm on April 18
screening and panel discussion of WRAL documentary film on
Muslims in North Carolina, "Faith, Fear and Freedom."
Film available for viewing here.
Duke University Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 (The Garage), 114
Buchanan Blvd., Durham NC
May May 3-4,
Plenary lecture: "Sital Singh, a Hindu Commentator on Ibn
Workshop: "The Poetry of Hallaj" "Ibn
'Arabi & Rumi Conference: Being Fully Human"
Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society and the Dominican School of
Philosophy and Religion, at the Graduate Theological Union
May 5, 2013, 12 noon-6 pm
Keynote: "The Theological Implications of Bracketing Faith in
the Academic Study of the Qur'an"
Workshop on Reading the Qur'an (registration available here)
Sponsored by GTU Center for Islamic Studies, Dominican School
of Philosophy and Religion, and Zaytuna College
2301 Vine St., Berkeley, CA 94708
May 8, 2013, 7-9 pm
"The Persian Sufi Writings of a Hindu
Scholar, Sital Singh ‘Bikhwud’"
Ehsan Yarshater Lecture
Series Roshan Institute for Persian Studies
Tawes Hall, Ulrich Recital Hall, Room 1121
University of Maryland, Baltimore,