DISC Distinguished Lectures

Each year, the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) hosts a Distinguished Lecture featuring a prominent scholar speaking about issues related to global Islamic studies. These events are presented by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Michigan, and the Islamic Studies Program, a member of the International Institute.  


Ebadi Photo 22016 DISC Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

7:00-8:30 PM

Rackham Amphitheatre

Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Laureate (2003), lawyer, and human rights activist, will deliver a keynote lecture on Gender and Sexuality in the Islamic World. Bridgette Carr, clinical professor of law at the University of Michigan, will introduce her.

 

 

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Inaugural DISC Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

7:00-8:30 PM

Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, University Professor of Islamic Studies and Perennial Philosophy at George Washington University, presented the Inaugural DISC Distinguished Lecture on Islamic Studies in America: Past, Present, and Future.