FRIDAY HALAQAS SERIES

Conference Series 2018-19

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Every Friday evening from 5.30 PM to 9.30 PM, Professor Kane and his family host a religious gathering for Harvard Muslim students and their families. Generally, there are one or more primary speakers that present the designated topic(s) of the Halaqa while others sit around them and listen. The attendees may participate in the discussions, ask questions, and voice concerns. Prayers and supplications are part of the Halaqa.

For more information, please contact Professor Kane.

Celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad - December 2017

hubu_ahl_al-bayt.mp4

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talal.mp4

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Upcoming Events

2019 Mar 27

Ousmane Kane, Harvard Divinity School

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall 117, Harvard Divinity School

Free & open to the public | Lunch is provided

Transformation of the Pilgrimage Tradition in West Africa
2019 Apr 03

Hannah Hoechner, University of Antwerp (tentative)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall 117, Harvard Divinity School

Free & open to the public | Lunch is provided

Quranic Schools in Northern Nigeria Everyday Experiences of Youth, Faith, and Poverty. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. (not confirmed yet)

2019 Apr 10

Jeremy Dell, University of Pennsylvania

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall 117, Harvard Divinity School

Free & open to the public | Lunch is provided

Unbraiding the Qu'ran: Wolofal and the Tafsīr Tradition of Senegambia
2019 Apr 23

Pearl Robinson, Tufts University

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall 117, Harvard Divinity School

Free & open to the public | Lunch is provided

Mama Kiota of Niger: Leadership is Female, is African, is Muslim Woman
2019 Apr 30

Laura Cochrane, Central Michigan University

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Andover Hall 117, Harvard Divinity School

Free & open to the public | Lunch is provided

Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal. London, New York: Routledge Press, 2017.