1. Political Legitimacy in Early Islam: Understanding the Umayyad Model


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    The issue of Umayyad legitimacy has been the focus of study for those trying to make sense of this complex and extremely important period in Islamic history. How did the Umayyads rule such a large…

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    • Arabic McDaniel College News Package Jabraan Ismail


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      This News Package was produced by Jabraan Ismail to inform the audience of the growing Arabic program at McDaniel College. This aired on the local television station at McDaniel.

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      • Jewish and Muslims: Intimate Strangers book trailer


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        A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: From the Origins to the Present Day Edited by Abdelwahab Meddeb & Benjamin Stora http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10098.html This is the first encyclopedic…

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        • From Resistance to Mainstream Power: The Changing ‘Islam’ of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt


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          Dr. Eltantawi will discuss her research on the “political theology” of the Muslim Brotherhood by giving a genealogy of the Muslim Brotherhood's conception of Islam and Islamic law from the creation…

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          • The Ulama & Science: Some Engagements in 19th Century India


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            This lecture explores how traditional Muslim scholars of the early modern period conceived of science and how they responded to the spread of modern scientific methods and discoveries. Four modes…

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            • Laila Lalami and Ahmed El Shamsy


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              April 16, 2012 Arab Spring: Unfoldings Refoldings Laila Lalami, novelist, journalist Ahmed El Shamsy, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Using Egypt and Morocco as grounding for a discussion…

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              • New Media and the Globalization of Kurdish Culture, Christian Sinclair


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                "New Media and the Globalization of Kurdish Culture" Christian Sinclair Christian Sinclair is the Assistant Director of the University of Arizona's Center for Middle Eastern Studies in Tucson, AZ.…

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                • Mort Rosenblum Keynote Address: Journalistic Representations of Islam


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                  Rosenblum gives the keynote address at the Journalistic Representations of Islam: Visual and Print symposium hosted by the University of Arizona's Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the Marriott…

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