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.
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Spring 2017 Events
- Steve Raymer (Media School)
"Exhibit Opening Lecture: The Middle East: A Photojournalist's Perspective, 1975-2016"
Feb. 10, 2017, 4:30pm
- Thomas Burman (Notre Dame)
"Arguing--and Not Arguing--About the Trinity in Southern Europe: Judaism, Islam, and Scholastic Thought"
Feb. 16, 2017, 4:00pm
Slocum Room, Lilly Library
- Iranian Studies Workshop Talk
Narges Nematollahi (CEUS)
"A Semantic Analysis of Mood Selection in Complement Clauses in Persian"
Feb. 22, 2017, 11:30am
- Joseph Hellweg (Florida State)
"Singing the Hunters' Qur'an: Dozo Music, Literacy, and Apostasy in the Songs of Dramane Coulibaly (Northwestern Côte d'Ivoire)"
Feb. 23, 2017, 4:00pm
GISB 1100 (new room)
"Image, Word, and Divination: Pebble Augury, Representation, and Literacy in Northwestern Côte d'Ivoire"
Feb. 24, 2017, 10:30am
- "A Horse Walks into a Bar"--An Evening with David Grossman
March 6, 2017, 5:30pm
- Authority in Islam in Russia and Muslim Eurasia: An International Workshop
March 24-25, 2017
- Guided tour of Islamic Art
March 29, 2017, 3:00pm
- Sandow Birk
discusses his American Qur'an
April 7, 2017
- Check back for information about an upcoming visit from Brian Edwards (Northwestern).
- See our spring 2017 semester list of courses.