The Qur’an in China at Southern Methodist University

I am heading to Southern Methodist University to give a lecture on the Qur’an in China on October 28th. The event is part of their Asian Studies Lecture Series. I very much appreciate the invitation from the Director of Asian Studies, Steven Lindquist. Here is what I will be talking about: This presentation explores the history of the Qur’an in…

The Qur’an in China at the University of South Carolina

I am giving a lecture on the Qur’an in China at the University of South Carolina on September 8th. The event is sponsored by the Center for Asian Studies, the Program in Islamic World Studies, and the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies. I appreciate the invitation from the Director of the Center of Asian Studies, Michael Gibbs Hill.

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…