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Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa

We facilitate scholarship on the Islamic tradition of learning in Africa and promote awareness of the role of Islam in African societies.

Spring Quarter 2022 Speaker Series

Join us in-person on online during spring quarter 2022 for an exciting line-up of talks showcasing new books and innovative research about Islam in Africa.
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Special journal issue: "Africa, Globalization, and the Muslim Worlds"

A new special issue of the open access journal Religions is available, featuring articles originating from the conference “Africa, Globalization, and the Muslim Worlds” convened by ISITA and Harvard Divinity School in September 2019.

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Events

May
24
2022
Literary Authority in West African Islam (Charles Stewart)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, University Library, 1970 Campus Drive

This is a hybrid event. No registration needed to attend in person. Location: Forum Room (2nd Floor), University Library...

May
26
2022
Returning to Luqmān: Wisdom, Subjectivity, and Islamic Tradition (Dahlia E.M. Gubara)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, University Library, 1970 Campus Drive

This is a hybrid event. No registration is needed to attend in person.  Location: Forum Room (2nd Floor), University Li...