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Mediating Islam: Representation and Muslim Identity – New Article

I’ve got a new article in the open access Journal of Religion & Society. The article, “Mediating Islam: Representation and Muslim Identity,” was initially party of a symposium on Religion and Identity at Creighton University. If you are interested the other articles are collected here. My contribution argues that there is a predominant media narrative that asserts that Islam…

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Muslims, Film, and Visual Culture – American Academy of Religion

The American Academy of Religion just posted a preliminary program for the annual meeting, held this year in Atlanta November 21–24. Seems like lightning struck twice this year. I am on another panel of amazing scholars. Muslims, Film, and Visual Culture – Monday – 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Jeanette Reedy Solano, California State University, Fullerton, Presiding Candace Mixon, University of North…

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The Qur’an Translated and Performed – American Academy of Religion

The American Academy of Religion just posted a preliminary program for the annual meeting, held this year in Atlanta November 21–24. I’ve happily discovered that I am on a wonderful panel of superstar scholars. The Qur’an Translated and Performed – Saturday 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Amina Steinfels, Mount Holyoke College, Presiding SherAli Tareen, Franklin and Marshall College, Qur’an Translations…