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IISS Workshop. "The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa."

Monday, December 1, 2014
12:00 AM
1644 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University

RSVP Required

Please RSVP to Farida Begum to receive information for the pre-workshop readings. The book is available online for free through the U-M Library at

The Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS) is the only academic forum at the University of Michigan that engages students and faculty who are interested in the study of Islam and Muslim societies in an interdisciplinary and cross-regional conversation. Following our inception in the winter term 2010, IISS has grown to include a large number of both student and faculty participants. They represent a wide range of departments and programs including American Culture, Anthropology, Architecture and Urban Planning, Asian Languages and Cultures, History, Law, Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Musicology, Natural Resources and Environment, Near Eastern Studies, Political Science, Romance Languages and Literatures, South Asian Studies, and Southeast Asian Studies.

Rudolph (Butch) Ware, associate professor of history, U-M