Islam in Asia Seminar Series, Harvard University Asia Center

The Harvard University Asia Center ran an Islam in Asia Seminar Series that included several presentations on Islam in China. Videos of two other presentations from the series are available on the Center’s vimeo channel. Nancy Steinhardt (University of Pennsylvania), “The Mosque in China” Kevin Caffrey (Harvard University), “Chinese Muslims and Revitalizing Islam in Southwest China” You can watch my talk, “The First…

Forms of Exchange: China and the Muslim World

In the spring of 2013, I participated in a wonderful conference organized by the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley called Forms of Exchange: China and the Muslim World. There were lots of great friends there and I made many new ones. My presentation was titled “Textual Contacts, Qur’anic Journeys, and Interpretive…