Dartmouth Events

Conversations on South Asia with Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst

Morgenstein Fuerst will discuss her work on the history of Islam and Muslims in South Asia and its intersections with theories of religion and race.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
6:30pm – 7:15pm
Online: https://bit.ly/32s0xCc
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars
Registration required.

Join us to hear Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst discuss her book (Indian Muslim Minorities and the 1857 Rebellion: Religion, Rebels, and Jihad) which discusses the history of Islam and Muslims in South Asia, using theories of race, religion, language, and imperialism. 

Morgenstein Fuerst is associate professor of religion and associate director of the Humanities Center at the University of Vermont. She earned her PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in religious studies, with a specialization in Islamic studies. She is the co-editor of Words of Experience: Translating Islam with Carl W. Ernst (Equinox, 2020) and is the co-host of a grant-funded podcast, Keeping it 101: a Killjoy’s Introduction to Religion.

She will be joined by Elizabeth Lhost, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College.

Register online to receive the webinar link: https://bit.ly/32s0xCc

This event is the first in a series of talks scheduled for 2020–21. To join the mailing list for future events, use the following link:  https://bit.ly/2Zjnq8T

Support for this event comes from the Dartmouth College Society of Fellows, the Bodas Family Academic Programming Fund, the Asian Societies, Languages, and Cultures Program, and the Department of History.

For more information, contact:
Elizabeth Lhost

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.