The Digital Islamic Studies Program strives to provide access to faculty expertise and specialized courses in the field of Global Islamic Studies to Big Ten Academic Alliance member institutions.
We are currently at the beginning of year two in a five-year grant period. Thus far, we have launched our first course: Islam in Africa taught by Rudolph “Butch” Ware at the University of Michigan and shared with the University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota. Two more courses will be taught this coming winter/spring […]
This year we had the pleasure of hosting Seyyed Hossein Nasr as the Inaugural DISC Distinguished Lecturer. This program is brought to you in part by our Global Islam Programming initiative and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation. Click here for a full video recording of the talk.