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Conference: “Muslim Futurism: Definitions, Explorations, and Future Direction” (virtual)
January 21, 2022 - January 23, 2022
MIPSTERZ, in partnership with Colorado College, Duke University, University of Miami, Columbia University, and the Center for Afrofuturist Studies, is pleased to host “Muslim Futurism: Definitions, Explorations, and Future Directions,” a virtual conference to take place between January 21-23, 2022.
This conference aims to:
- Define Muslim Futurism as an idea, aesthetic, and framework
- Explore the potential, reach, and intersection of Muslim futurism(s) in imagining a Muslim future
- Provide and develop ways to expand our knowledge on Muslim futures
- Be simultaneously rigorous and accessible to a broad audience
Support for this conference as part of the ALHAMDU immersive art experience is provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art’s Building Bridges Program. Additional support provided by the Arabic, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies group at Colorado College, Duke Islamic Studies Center at Duke University, the Center for Global Black Studies, the Department of Religious Studies and Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Featured Speaker Series in Islamic Studies at the University of Miami, Center for the Study of Muslim Societies under the Middle East Institute at Columbia University, and the Center for Afrofuturist Studies.
Friday, January 21 – Sunday, January 23