By Rachel Blackburn, DISC Social Media and Communications Intern, Penn State University The DISC program facilitates collaboration to provide Big Ten students with the opportunity to learn from the expertise and experiences of faculty from other Big Ten universities. For instance, DISC Faculty Liaison and Instructor Professor Khalil of Michigan State University recently visited […]
DISC faculty liaison and University of Maryland Prof. Peter Wien’s recent article in Al-Qantara entitled “There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam” offers an important historical corrective to contemporary views of Islam as an inherently anti-Semitic religion. Indeed, as Prof. Wien points out, tensions between the Jews of the Arabian Peninsula and the early […]
Tadween Publishing’s Al-Diwan Blog recently published a profile of the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum. The post outlines DISC’s historical development and impact on the teaching of Islamic Studies across the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Click this link to read the full text of this Al-Diwan blog post.