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Aun Hasan Ali to present ICAIR Virtual Seminar: The Book of God and My Family Shall Never Part Ways

Feb. 5, 2024

ICAIR Virtual Seminar: The Book of God and My Family Shall Never Part Ways Join Professor Aun Hasan Ali on February 17th at 12:30pm for a virtual seminar on the relationship between the Qur'an and Hadith in Shi'i Islamic thought. Reserve your spot here ! A belief in the primacy...

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Feeding Asceticism: Himalayan Buddhist Renunciation, Devotion & Embodied Intimate Care | Lecture by Annabella Pitkin at 6pm on February 22nd

Jan. 31, 2024

Please join us for a lecture by Annabella Pitkin, Lehigh University on: Feeding Asceticism: Himalayan Buddhist Renunciation, Devotion & Embodied Intimate Care 6pm on Thursday, February 22nd Humanities 250 In Tibetan and Himalayan Buddhist biographies, devotion frames stories of the intimate, emotionally intense connections between gurus and disciples. By contrast,...

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Aun Hasan Ali to speak at Trinity United Methodist Church - Islamic Mysticism

Jan. 29, 2024

Two-part series: February 4 & 11, 2024 Feburary 11, 9:30-10:30am Dr. Ali will discuss some of the core themes of Islamic mysticism, including the quest for certitude, “sainthood,” the unity of being, and whether personal certitude is a sufficient justification for action. He will also present examples of literary and...

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Celebrating our Grad Students' Achievement at the Fire on the Mountain Conference

Jan. 10, 2024

CU Boulder's Center for Media, Religion, and Culture (CMRC) hosted a conference, “ Fire on the Mountain: Media, Religion, and Nationalism ,” from Jan. 10-13, 2024. Organized by Center Director Nabil Echchaibi and Associate Director Deborah Whitehead, the conference explored the intricate relationship between media, religion, and nationalism in today's...

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Svarodaya: Breath and Divination at the Nexus of Religion, Science, and Magic

Oct. 13, 2023

This graduate symposium analyzes the ancient Hindu breath-centered divination practice known as svarodaya (Sanskrit: “attainment of toned breath”) to untangle a knot of discourses which scholars usually study as isolated threads. By the 14th century CE, Muslims in India began to interpret svarodaya, and titled their translations `ilm-i dam (Persian:...

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Faculty-Sponsored Event: CU Days of Compassion, October 9-11, 2023

Sept. 25, 2023

Jaipur Literature Festival

Holly Gayley in conversation with Andrew Quintman at the Jaipur Literature Festival

Sept. 22, 2023

Their session “The Lives and Afterlives of Buddhist Masters” delves into the lives of Yeshe Tsogyal and Milarepa and their ongoing influence and presence in ritual, pilgrimage, visual arts and more. Visit https://jlflitfest.org/colorado for the schedule and to register. JLF Colorado is an annual literary festival held at the Boulder...

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The Leiden Arabic Humanities and Islamic Thought Blog features a post by Aun Hasan Ali

Sept. 15, 2023

The Leiden Arabic Humanities and Islamic Thought Blog features a post by Aun Hasan Ali about his recent contribution (co-authored with Hadi Qazwini and Yusuf Ünal) to Shiʿite Legal Theory: Sources and Commentaries . "Our contribution to the volume comes from a commentary titled al-Wāfī fī sharḥ al-Wāfiya by the...

Babel: Political Rhetoric of a Confused Legacy

Samuel Boyd Publishes New Book

July 24, 2023

What if the Tower of Babel story in the Bible is not really about the origins of languages? What if it’s also not about a tower and had nothing originally to do with Babylon? Podcast with Dr.Boyd discussing his new book ​ In Babel: Political Rhetoric of a Confused Legacy...

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Aun Hasan Ali to speak at International Islamic University – Islamabad: What is an Islamic Tradition?

June 15, 2023

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