november, 2018

201805nov12:30 pm2:00 pmAcademe as Profession: A Conversation about Scholarly Publishing and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam in North America—Amir Hussain (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Institute of Islamic Studies, 170 St. George Street, Jackman Humanities Bldg, Suite 530, Seminar Room, Toronto Event Organized By: Institute of Islamic Studies

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Amir Hussain received his PhD from UofT’s Centre for the Study of Religion with a dissertation on Muslim communities in Toronto. He returns to UofT as Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. The author or editor of six books and over 60 scholarly articles and book chapters, from 2011 to 2015 he was the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Amir will lead a lunchtime conversation about scholarly publishing, discussing what editors are looking for in journal articles and book proposals. Amir is also the editor in chief of the new Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam in North America. He’ll discuss that project and consult with students about its design and content. This is a great opportunity to help shape a major new resource in the study of Islam.

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(Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Institute of Islamic Studies

170 St. George Street, Jackman Humanities Bldg, Suite 530, Seminar Room, Toronto

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