Call for Papers: What Does Race Have to Do with Religion?

Call for Papers: What Does Race Have to Do with Religion?

About The Event

Racialization and Worldwide Islam

18th Annual Duke-UNC Conference

Call for papers

Date: February 20-21, 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15, 2020

The Islamicate Graduate Student Association organizes 18th Annual Duke-UNC Conference, one of the longest-running graduate student Middle East & Islamic Studies conferences in the U.S. This year’s conference, “What Does Race Have to Do with Religion? Racialization and Worldwide Islam” will be held online via a live video broadcasting platform.

A comprehensive schedule will be provided prior to the conference.

Potential topics include, but are not limited, to the following:

• How do race, racial identity, and racialized experiences relate to Muslims’ experiences of their religion?
• Tracing the relationship between race and religion by tracking discourses, conceptions,
• In places like the US, how have historical (and ongoing) legacies of mapping Muslims legally, politically, and socially, such as the 1965 immigration code, impacted Muslims’ experiences of themselves and their identities?
• How is Islam itself racialized?
• How has the relationship between race and Islam changed over time and with the imposition of 20th-century “modernity”?
• How does the racialization of Islam and Muslims vary by place, nation, etc.?
• How can race and ethnicity studies be used to elucidate the lived experiences of Muslims?
• How are race and religion co-constituted?

Source: Duke Islamic Studies Center

  • Cost: Free
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  • Booked Slot: 0

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