AAR 2018 – Where You’ll Find Me

Excited for the 2018 American Academy of Religion conference in Denver. I’ll be busy as usual this year but its always motivational to see smart friends and meet some new peers. If you want to track me down here are some likely places. New Graduate Research in Islamic Studies Saturday – 5:30 PM-7:00 PM, Convention Center-507 This will…

Interpreting Islam in China, George Mason University, November 1

I’m excited to visit the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University on November 1. I’ll be discussing my book, Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab. I’m honored to be invited by Huseyin Yilmaz and Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu. All the details are HERE if you are in the DC area. Free and open to…

Interpreting Islam in China, University of Vermont, April 23

I’m excited to visit the University of Vermont on April 23 to deliver the Claire M. Lintilhac Seminar in Asian Studies. The talk will revolve around my new book, Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab. I’m grateful for Thomas Borchert and the Asian Studies Program for hosting me. I’m also excited to join Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst’s…

Locating Muslim Cinema(s), Michigan State University, April 12-13

Mohammad Khalil, associate professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, has hosted a conference for several years now. They have a new theme every year and always have wonderful folks participating. I am very lucky to be involved this year. The theme for this year’s event is “Locating Muslim…

Interpreting Islam in China, University of Michigan, January 22

I’m excited to visit the University of Michigan on January 22 for a presentation about my new book, Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab. I’m grateful for the Islamic Studies Program for hosting me and the kind invitation of Sam Kigar and Karla Mallette. All the details are HERE if you are in the area.

AAR 2017 – Where You’ll Find Me

I’m excited to attend the 2017 American Academy of Religion conference in Boston this year. I’m always energized by the meeting after catching up with friends, meeting new colleagues, and hearing lots of interesting research. This year I’ll be busy. If you want to track me down here are some likely places. Theory and Method in…