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Published: Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015
Author: Nicholas William Adkins
Department: Muslim Studies Center

As an Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Global Urban Studies Program, Najib Hourani's expertise on Arab world has been in high demand. With a PhD in Political Science (NYU, 2005), Dr. Hourani's historically-anchored research addresses the larger questions anthropologists ask concerning violence, war, the transformation of cities, nations, states and economies in post-colonial settings.

Published: Thursday, 03 Oct 2013
Author: Rachael Kelley Acker
Department: Muslim Studies Center

Muslim Studies Program opens up a search for a new director.

Published: Thursday, 14 Mar 2013
Author: Adreanna Elizabeth Scribner
Department: Muslim Studies Center

Pakistani artist Naiza Khan captures the experience of living and working in Karachi, where everyday life has been disrupted by natural disaster, migration to the city, and political violence. For her first solo museum exhibition in the United States, Khan will show oil paintings, sculpture, and video works that map the tragic geography of violence in Karachi and place the human figure within it.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

National Endowment for the Humanities/American Library Association has awarded the grant to MSU Libraries (via Deborah Margolis, librarian and MSP core faculty member), along with the East Lansing and Okemos Public Libraries.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

Muslim Studies recently launched a new website, Muslim Subjects, which will serve as an online portal for several current projects of the Muslim Studies Program.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

Dr. Charles A. and Marjorie A. Gliozzo Scholarship for Muslim Studies

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

This gather of scholars and writers is aimed at furthering the discussion of Muslim American artistic expression by critically engaging the various social, political, cultural and technological forces that condition the ways that Muslim represent themselves and how they are represented.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

A Community Conversations Event

This symposium will focus on the effects of September 11, 2001 in the United States and across the globe and will feature distinguished scholars in the field, who will present on various aspects of the topic to help the audience better understand the impact it had domestically and internationally.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

The project to “rethink Islamic Studies” in the twenty-first century was given voice in a recent volume, Rethinking Islamic Studies: From Orientalism to Cosmopolitanism, edited by Carl Ernst and Richard Martin and published by the University of South Carolina Press this past summer.

Published: Thursday, 07 Feb 2013
Author: Ian Morgan Bonney
Department: Muslim Studies Center

Driven by the spirit of public service that is embedded in Islamic traditions, some members of the Michigan Muslim community have established an endowed fund, known as the Muslim Benefactors of Muslim Studies Endowment at MSU.