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Spiritual Capital: Islamic Education and Social Change in a Zanzibari Madrasa

Harvard Gazette
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Jan 31 11:00AM - 12:30PM
As part of the Islam in Africa Lecture Series, Caitlyn Bolton of the City University of New York will present the talk "Spiritual Capital: Islamic Education and Social Change in a Zanzibari Madrasa."

This event is free and open to the public. The full lecture series schedule can be found online.

Islam in Africa Lecture Series: Critical Perspectives on the Development and Dynamics of Islam in Africa

Islam in Africa has become an important and increasingly vibrant sub-field in Islamic Studies, attracting numerous extremely talented students who are conducting fine studies that have great impact in all fields in the humanities and social sciences. Dozens of books are published yearly including through major university presses, and so the goal of Critical Perspectives in the Development and Dynamics of Islam in Africa lecture series is to provide a platform for the discussion of cutting edge research in the field of Islam in Africa and to tap into the best of such new work for Africanists and Islamicists at all schools at Harvard. Every academic year, the Islam in Africa lecture series brings authors of newly published books and advanced PhD students to campus to discuss their work.

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Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Jan 28 7:00AM - 7:00PM
Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in…
 
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Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers

Jan 28 8:30AM - 8:45AM
Gazette Classification: Lecture,Music,Religion,Support/SocialOrganization/Sponsor: The Memorial Church of Harvard UniversitySpeaker(s): For the daily list of speakers, visit our website:…
 
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Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

Jan 28 9:00AM - 5:00PM
This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical,…