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370 E. Main St.
Carrboro, 27510 United States

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October 2017

Translating Islam: A Conference in Honor of Carl Ernst

October 6 @ 9:30 am - October 7 @ 5:15 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites, 370 E. Main St.
Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Professor Carl Ernst has devoted his academic life to translating Islam, linguistically and culturally. From his first book, Words of Ecstasy in Sufism (1985), to his most recent book, co-edited with Fabrizio Speziale, Perso-Indica: An Analytical Survey of Persian Works on Indian Learned Traditions (2017), he has focused on how Islamic concepts have traveled across time and space. This conference, organized around themes in Islamic studies that Ernst’s work has addressed, evokes and expands on the major contributions of this…

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