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 and Commentaries in South Asia
Shankar Nair, University of Virginia, A Hindu Qur’an? Sanskrit-to-Persian Translation as Qur’anic Commentary in Mughal South Asia
Kristian Petersen, University of Nebraska, Omaha, ‘For People Who Understand’: Chinese Translation as Interpretation of the Qur’an
Tehseen Thaver, Bard College, Performing the Qur’an: Text, Ritual, and Religious Identity in Medieval Islam
Travis Zadeh, Haverford College