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Conference "Materiality of the Qur’an" (24 April 2015)

Conference "Materiality of the Qur'an" (24 April 2015)

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For too long, conceptualizations of religion have opposed spirituality to materiality. In this workshop, The Program in Islamic Studies invites you to consider how the physical book gets printed, decorated, and handled; and how the book itself comes to have jmeaning for those who buy it, hold it, look at it, carry it, and read it.


10:30-10:45 a.m. Niloofar Haeri and Naveeda Khan (JHU Anthropology)
Introductory Remarks

10:45-11:15 a.m. Natalia, Suit, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Qur’anic Matters: Media and Materiality

11:15-11:45 a.m . Anouk Cohen, CNRS, France and Johns Hopkins University
What is Moroccan Qur’an? Materiality and Authority in Contemporary Morocco

11:45-12:15 p.m. Noor Hashem, Johns Hopkins University
"Closer than the Jugular Veign": Embodied Qur’anic Narratives in Muslim Fiction

12:15-1:00 p.m. Commentary by Gregory Starrett, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; and open discussion period

View online : Hopkins University