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Leaving Iberia: A Mufti, His Fatwa, and the Islamic Obligation to Emigrate
During the fall of al-Andalus (known to Christians as the reconquista) some of the first substantial Muslim populations came under permanent non-Muslim rule. For centuries, Muslims had lived alongside Jews and Christians ...
The Way I See It: Reflections of an Arab-American Journalist on the Middle East, Media and the State of Journalism
Ayman Mohyeldin is a Foreign Correspondent for NBC News based in Cairo. Prior to joining NBC, Ayman was a correspondent for Al Jazeera English based in Cairo where he was at the epicenter of Arab uprisings covering the ...
Remixing Religion: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Religions mix. Scholars of religion have employed a variety of terms to describe the processes and results of religious mixing, including syncretism, hybridity, creolization, bricolage, transculturation, and blending. ...
Poets and Teachers in Hades: The Katabasis as Authorial Satire
This lecture will focus on the underworld as a place where one may encounter authors and intellectuals of the past or the present; a platform where their issues may be displayed and discussed. These discussions may function ...