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The Study Quran released on Nov. 17

The Study Quran released on Nov. 17

Professor Maria Dakake, Co-Director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies, is one of the head researchers who worked alongside other distinguished scholars of Islam on this comprehensive resource which includes a new translation and extensive commentary on the text.

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Spring 2016 Courses Announced

Spring 2016 Courses Announced

Courses for both the undergraduate Islamic Studies minor and graduate MA in Middle East & Islamic Studies are now listed online. Registration for the Spring 2016 semester began on November 3 and will remain open until January 26.

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Hisham Aidi discusses "Rebel Music" at Fall for the Book

Hisham Aidi discusses "Rebel Music" at Fall for the Book

On Oct. 1, the Ali Vural Ak Center hosted Hisham Aidi for a discussion of his latest book, "Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture", shedding light on the intersection of Islam with African-American musical traditions and using hiphop in cultural diplomacy.

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