Welcome to the Islamic Studies Program
The Islamic Studies Program advances critical research about Islam and the Muslim world and facilitates access to knowledge in the field for students, scholars, professionals, and the general public. The Program designs and supports curricular and collaborative initiatives and assists faculty and students in developing research projects that focus on the rich diversity of Muslim history, politics, culture, thought, and practice. Relying on extensive faculty resources and on Indiana University’s unrivaled reputation for profound linguistic and cultural training, the Program offers opportunities for the study, exploration, and better understanding of Islam and Muslim peoples and practices around the world. Read more about the Program.
About the Program:
Upcoming Spring 2017 Events
- Iranian Studies Workshop Talk
Kenneth Weber (CEUS)
Prof. Shahrani, discussant
"From the Ashes: Khomeini’s Role in the Transition to the Islamic Republic during the Bazaragan Era"
March 22, 2017, 1:00pm
- Authority in Islam in Muslim Eurasia: An International Workshop
March 24-25, 2017, 9am-6pm
IMU Dogwood Room
- Jamal Elias (U Penn)
"'Out of Love for my Mother': Revisiting the Emotional in Sufi Historical Works"
March 25, 2017, 4:30pm
IMU Dogwood Room
- Guided tour of Islamic Art
March 29, 2017, 3:00pm
Email us to reserve a spot
- Sandow Birk
discusses his American Qur'an as a McKinney Visiting Artist
April 7, 2017, 5:00pm
Fine Arts 015
- Christopher Bail (Duke)
"Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations became Mainstream"
April 11, 2017, 5:30pm
- Brian Edwards (Northwestern)
"Trump, Twitter, Circulation: American Politics as Global Entertainment"
April 20, 2017, 4:00pm
- See our spring 2017 semester list of courses.