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February 11, 2011
Time:12:30-2 p.m.
Sufi rock music is topic of Islam scholar's talk
Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic religion and cultures at Harvard University, gives a talk titled "From Qawwali to Sufi Rock: Exploring Contemporary Expressions of Muslim Devotional Literature." A native of Kenya, Asani is director of Harvard's Ph.D. program in Indo-Muslim Culture and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, as well as associate director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. His research focuses on Shia and Sufi devotional traditions in South Asia.

Asani is also interested in popular or folk forms of Muslim devotional life, and Muslim communities in the West. His books include "The Bujh Niranjan: An Ismaili Mystical Poem," "Al-Ummah: A Handbook for an Identity Development Program for North American Muslim Youth," "Ecstasy and Enlightenment: The Ismaili Devotional Literatures of South Asia" and "Let's Study Urdu: An Introductory Course."
Location:Hogg Building (WCH) 4.118
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Jonathan J Seefeldt
Sponsor:Hindi Urdu Flagship, Department of Religious Studies and the Islamic Studies Program
Admission:Free and open to the public
Categories:Everyone, Lecture/talk, Politics & International, Seminar
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