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Muslim Voices: Traditions and Contexts | A Conference in Honor of Barbara Daly Metcalf

September 11 - 13, 2009

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Will Glover, University of Michigan
Introductory Remarks

Francis Robinson, University of London

Keynote Address:  Strategies of Authority in Muslim South Asia in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Panel I: Islamic Revival in British India

Qasim Zaman, Princeton University

Socio-Economic Justice in Deobandi Thought and Action

Usha Sanyal, Queen’s University of Charlotte

The Sunni Bihishti Zewar—A Barelwi/Ahl-e Sunnat Guide for Women

Fareeha Khan, Willamette University

Interrogating "Reform" and the Concept of "Rights" in Contemporary Western and Islamic Discourses

Akbar Zaidi, Independent Scholar, Karachi, Pakistan

Writing Partial Truths: Orality, Print, Myth and Identities

Panel II: Narrating Lives

David Lelyveld, William Paterson University

Young Man Syed: The Early Life of Sayyid Ahmad Khan

Khalid Masud, Council of Islamic Ideology, Islamabad

Sayyid Sulayman Nadwi's (d. 1953) Yad-i Raftagan: Narrating Belief, Memory and Visions of the Future

Lisa Pollard, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Making the Sudanese Mahdi "Arab"

Panel III: Making Muslim Space

Faisal Devji, Oxford University

The End of Muslim Universality

Azfar Moin, University of Michigan

Painted Rituals: Space and Symbol in Jahangiri Art