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Conference: “Who Speaks for Islam? Approaches to Authority within the Academy and Beyond” – 17th Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Conference in Middle East and Islamic Studies

February 29, 2020


The 17th Annual Duke-UNC conference is the longest running graduate student Middle East & Islamic Studies conference in the country. This year’s conference “Who Speaks for Islam?: Approaches to Authority within the Academy and Beyond” will be held in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Keynote speaker Professor Kecia Ali will speak to gendered citational politics and structures of authority within the academy.


For more information, please visit the conference website. Sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.


Saturday, February 29

FedEx Global Education Center, room 1005

UNC-Chapel Hill


February 29, 2020
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FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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