More Future Events will be Posted Shortly
Featured image: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 7290, fol 5r. Maqāmāt al-Ḥarīrī, 1214 (detail). Source: https://archivesetmanuscrits.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cc83329
Panel at the 2021 Modern Language Association Convention
SATURDAY, 9 JANUARY 5:15 PM-6:30 PM EST
Reception, Genre, Commentaries, Aesthetics, Literariness
1. A Philological Frame of Mind, Matthew L. Keegan (Barnard C) [#14416]
2. Commentary on al-Jāḥiẓ Manuscripts, Jeannie Miller (U of Toronto) [#14418]
3. The Problematic ‘One’ in a Thousand and One Nights, Muhsin J. al-Musawi (Columbia U) [#14420]
4. Al-Tawḥīdī’s Perception of the Art of Writing and Aesthetics, Nuha Alshaar (American U of Sharjah) [#14649]
Presiding: Lara Harb (Princeton U)
View details in the MLA Convention program online.
Attending this panel requires registering for the MLA Convention, but please check back for select recordings after the session.
Background image: British Library. Egerton MS 872, fol. 199r. Pentateuch with the Hafṭarot, Five Scrolls, and Rashi’s commentary, 1341. Source: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_872
Friday, October 30, 2020, 9am EST Zoom Meeting
A Practices of Commentary working group presentation by Dr. Amanda Goodman, Department for the Study of Religion and Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
It’s our pleasure to invite you to the official zoom launch of the 5-year SSHRC Insight Grant, “Practices of Commentary”, hosted through the University of Toronto, and gathering colleagues from around the world.
The launch will take place on Friday, August 21, 2020 at
9am-10:30am EST (Toronto) | 3-4:30pm CEST (Germany) | 9-10:30pm SST (Singapore)
At the launch, we will introduce our plans for this first year, particularly in this time of COVID-19, as well as our longer-term goals. There will also be opportunity for discussion and introductions, as well as a short primer on Slack, our community’s digital home, and an introduction to our new project website.
Please reach out to us through the “Contact” emails to find out more.
Background image: British Library. Egerton MS 872, fol. 199r. Pentateuch with the Hafṭarot, Five Scrolls, and Rashi’s commentary, 1341.Source: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_872