Noor Cultural Centre

York-Noor Lecture Series 2010-2011

The Annual York-Noor Lecture Series 2010-2011

Recent Publications on Islam and Muslim Societies

November 14 and 15
Marion Katz (New York University)
The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad: Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam (Routledge, 2007)
Body of Text: The Emergence of the Sunni Law of Ritual Purity (SUNY, 2002)

January 16 and 17
Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University)
Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Oneworld, 2009)

February 6 and 7
Fred Donner (University of Chicago)
Muhammad and the Believers at the Origins of Islam (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010)

Rescheduled: Dates TBA
R. Kevin Jaques (Indiana University)
Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (Oxford University Press, 2010)
Authority, Conflict, and the Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law (Brill, 2006)

March 13 and 14
Anver M. Emon (University of Toronto)
Islamic Natural Law Theories (Oxford University Press, 2010)

June 19 and 20
Muhsin al-Musawi (Columbia University)
The Islamic Context of the Thousand and One Nights (Columbia University Press, 2009)


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