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Muslim Modernity in South Asia

Friday, May 20, 2022
9:45 AM-5:00 PM
10th Floor Weiser Hall Map
Muslim Modernity in South Asia
Center for South Asian Studies
University of Michigan
May 20-21, 2022
Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Note: All papers are pre-circulated. Contact Farina Mir (fmir@umich.edu) for papers.

Schedule:
Friday, May 20, 2022

9:45 Welcome
Muhammad Qasim Zaman & Farina Mir

10:00 Julia Stephens, Department of History, Rutgers University
“Material Modernities: Tracing Janbai’s Gendered Mobilities Across the Indian Ocean”
Respondent: Gaurav Desai, Department of English, University of Michigan

11:00 Tea/coffee break

11:30 Justin Jones, Theology and Religion, Oxford University
“Islamic Feminist Thought and Islamic Modernism in Modern India”
Respondent: Mrinalini Sinha, Department of History, University of
Michigan

12:30 Lunch Break

2:00 SherAli Tareen, Religious Studies, Franklin & Marshall College
“Competing Muslim Responses to Colonial Modernity: The
Aligarh-Deoband Divide”
Respondent: Juan Cole, Department of History, University of
Michigan

3:00 Tea/Coffee Break

3:30 Farina Mir, Department of History, University of Michigan
“Urdu Akhlaq Literature and Secularity in Colonial, South-Asian Islam”
Respondent: Kathryn Babayan, Departments of History and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Michigan

Saturday May 21, 2022
9:30 Humeira Iqtidar, Department of Political Economy, King’s College
“Spiritual or Political Equality?”
Respondent: Webb Keane, Department of Anthropology, University
of Michigan

10:30 Tea/coffee Break

11:00 Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Department of Religion, Princeton University
“Law and Sufism in Modern South Asia: A Changing Relationship”
Respondent: Alexander Knysh, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Michigan
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Anthropology, Architecture, Asia, Asian Languages And Cultures, Center For South Asian Studies, Culture, Economics, Global Islamic Studies, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, International, Islam, Muslim, Muslim Identity, Social Impact, Social Sciences, Sociology, Southeast Asia
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of History, Center for South Asian Studies
Upcoming Dates:
Friday, May 20, 2022 9:45 AM-5:00 PM