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“Princes of the Mughal Empire” Munis Faruqui

Princes of the Mughal Empire, Munis Faruqui. Tues, Sep 23 at 4.

September 23, 2014: 4:00 pm

Iraq, Syria, and the Rise of the Islamic State

A seminar with Rania Abouzeid, a Beirut-based independent journalist who has covered the Middle East for over a decade for a host of outlets, including TIME magazine and The New Yorker.

September 24, 2014: 4:00 pm

“The Qiyan (“Singing Slave Girls”) of Medieval Muslim Spain” Dwight Reynolds at Brown

Speaker: Dwight F. Reynolds, Professor of Arabic Language & Literature​, Department of Religious Studies, University of California Santa Barbara From the 8th to the 13th centuries, female slaves trained in musical composition and performance, the recitation and composition of poetry, the art of embellishing their conversation with entertaining literary and historical anecdotes, the crafts of calligraphy [...]

September 24, 2014: 5:30 pm