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Spring 2021 events will continue to be held virtually. Our schedule of events can be viewed at the Center for African Studies Website as a PDF or . Registration is required for CAS sponsored Zoom events. Registration info will be included on individual event pages (click on the event you would like to register for below to view details).

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Luce Workshop

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The online workshop, “Remapping the Study of Islam & Muslim Cultures in Nigeria,” which Musa Ibrahim (UF) and Ben Soares (UF) have organized as part of the Islam in Africa in Global Context project funded through the Henry Luce Foundation, is next week on Friday, January 22 at 9.00 am EST.

Speakers include Adeyemi Balogun (U Bayreuth), Sara Katz (Loyola U, New Orleans), Carmen McCain (Westmont College), Musa Ibrahim (UF), Murtala Ibrahim (Utrecht University), and Kabiru H Isa (Bayero University, Kano).

Our distinguished discussants are Murray Last (University College London), Amidu Sanni (Fountain University), and Muhammad Sani Umar (Ahmadu Bello University).

The workshop concludes with a lecture in the UF Center for African Studies baraza series by Alex Thurston (U Cincinnati) entitled “Northern Nigerian Intellectuals, Sudan, and the ‘Eclectic Style’ in Contemporary Islamic Thought” at 3.30 pm EST.

You can find the full program here.

  1. Click here to register for the workshop: “Remapping the Study of Islam and Muslim Cultures in Nigeria” January 22, 2021, from 9:00 am Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  1. Click here to register for the Baraza talk: “Northern Nigerian Intellectuals, Sudan, and the ‘Eclectic Style’ in Contemporary Islamic Thought” January 22, 2021, 3:30 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)


January 22
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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