May 7, 2014, 4 pm
"Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary
First annual Ibrahim Abu-Rabi lecture
International Council for Middle East
The Old Foundry Building
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Suite M100
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
"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.
Lectures at Indian Universities
- Aug. 5, 3 pm.
“Relevance of Sufism in Modern South Asia." Delhi
University, Conference Center (Opposite Botany Department)
- Aug. 7, 11
am. “Sufism, Islam, and Globalization in the Contemporary
World: Methodological Reflections on a Changing Field of
Study.” K. A. Nizami Center for Qur'anic Studies, Aligarh
Muslim University, Aligarh
- Aug. 8, 10:30
am. "'The West and
Islam?': Rethinking Orientalism and
Occidentalism." Center for the Study of Comparative
Religions, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
- Aug. 8, 5:30
pm. “Relevance of Sufism in Modern South Asia.” India
Islamic Cultural Center, New Delhi
- Aug. 11, 11
am. “'The West and Islam?' Rethinking Orientalism and
Occidentalism.” School of Islamic Studies, B.S. Abdur
Rahman University, Chennai
- Aug. 11, 3
pm. “Sufism, Islam, and Globalization in the Contemporary
World." JBAS Centre for Islamic Studies, University of
- Aug. 12, 11
am. "Issues in the Study of Sufi Shrines." Department of
Sociology, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
September 9, 3:15
Qur'an in Muslim South Asia." Prof. Iqbal Sevea's class "Engaging with Islam:
Islamic Thought and Practice in Modern and Contemporary
"Rethinking Islam in the
Workshop on "Pluralism: Sufi Thought and
Columbia University, Institute for Religion,
Culture, and Public Life
New York, NY
"Defining Religion in Middle East Studies."
Frances Hasso and Nadia Yaqub's class
"Genealogies of Middle East Studies."
October 22, 2014 at 4pm.
"Why ISIS Should Be Called Daesh: Reflections on Religion
African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Faculty