Academics at ISP
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MOHAMMAD AL-AMIN MOSQUE

Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque
This mosque was completed in 2007 by former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who is buried beside it. Designed by Azmi Fakhuri, the blue-domed mosque shows Ottoman inspiration.

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SPANISH RURAL MOSQUE by SantiMB

Spanish Rural Mosque
This mezquita, or mosque, was built reusing the bricks of a visigothic basilica from the 5th century. It is one of the few surviving rural mosques in Spain. Photo by SantiMB

FAITH by Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak

Kissing the Jawaaraa
A woman pays respect to holy dust on the inner walls of Darga, the main shrine within Annajina (Sheikh Hussein) Compound in Ethiopia. Photo by Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak

Calligraphy

Islamic Calligraphy
Calligraphy is a form of art in the Muslim world, and relates directly to writing in the Qur'an.

CURVES OF ALI-QAPU by Hamed Saber

Curves of Ali-Qapu
Paintings adorn the ceiling of the round stairwell in a small castle located in Naghsh-e Jahan Square, in Isfahan, Iran. Photo by Hamed Saber

Welcome to the Islamic Studies Program

The University of Michigan has extraordinary depth in scholarship and instruction dealing with Islam as a world religion and the study of Muslim peoples and societies. Over 50 faculty members from a wide array of departments and professional schools are currently engaged in work related to these topics. The study of Islam and Muslim societies at U-M is not confined to a few highly specialized departments, but is part of the University's mainstream.  Read more.


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Illustration/Graphic Novel Contest

ISP invites student submissions of artwork based on the classic Persian love story Majnun and Layla. Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries.
Deadline: March 20