Islam Asia Modernity Conference

May 5-8, 2005

Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall - University of Washington campus

8:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School at the University of Washington


Note: All events at the conference are free and open to the public (with the exception of the pedagogy workshop on Sunday, May 8).

Thursday, May 5

7:00-8:30pm Katz lecture, Kane 220
Ziauddin Sardar
Writer, Critic, Polymath

Islam and Modernity: The Problem with Paradise

Friday, May 6

Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall

8:30-9:00am - coffee/tea/pastries

9:00-9:30 am - Welcome and Introductions

9:30-11:30 am - Panel: Islam, Asia, and Modernity

11:30 am -12:45 pm Lunch

12:45-2:45 pm - Panel: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body in Asian Muslim Societies

2:45-3:15 pm Break

3:15-5:15 pm - Panel: Islamic Arts and National Cultures in Asia

6:00-8:00 pm Dinner for participants

Saturday, May 7

Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall

8:30-9:00 am - coffee/tea/pastries

9:00-11:00 am - Panel: The Crisis of Masculine Identities in Post Soviet and Post 9-11Muslim Asia

11:00 am -12:30 pm Lunch

12:30-2:30 pm - Panel: Education and Islamic Legal Subjects in Asia

2:30-3:00 pm Break

3:00-5:00 pm - Panel: Asian Islam and the Politics of Knowledge

5:00-5:30 pm - Concluding Remarks

5:30-7:30 pm Reception

Sunday, May 8

9:00-1:30 pm - Pedagogy workshop

Simpson Center conference room

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