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Virtual Lecture: “Navigating Afro-Arab Studies in Graduate School” with Razan Idris, University of Pennsylvania
September 24, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Duke Alumni as they talk to the personal, intellectual, academic, and spiritual trajectory through life, Duke, and graduate school. Register in advance.
Razan Idris is a Sudanese-American third-year PhD student in History at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies histories of blackness in Afro-Arab communities on the African continent and in diaspora. For her current project, Razan has been exploring black identity at the religious institute of al-Azhar in Egypt since 1800. Razan is also the curator of the online #SudanSyllabus open project, collecting resources on Sudanese social, cultural, and intellectual history. More information.
This event is sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, The Department of African and African American Studies at Duke, The Center for Muslim Life at Duke, Juhood Magazine, and The Focus Program at Duke.