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  • Faculty
Abbasi Program affiliate faculty and Stanford Professor of History, Priya Satia, acted as a consultant for the newly released 'Ms. Marvel' series; the first Marvel/Disney+ production to center a Muslim superhero. Directed by Bisha K. Ali and…
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Students captured moments large and small, chaotic and quiet, from more than 20 countries around the globe. A black and white photograph of a taxi ride to the Mosque of Muhammad Ali in the heart of the Citadel of Cairo is the grand prize winner of…
As we approach the Abbasi Program’s 20TH anniversary next September 2023, we are conducting a series of interviews with our founding benefactors and faculty affiliates. Through their narrative of the Islamic Studies Program’s earliest days, these…

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Wed August 17th 2022, 10:30am - 11:30am
SGS Summer Film Festival: Dune Film…
August
17
Date
Wed August 17th 2022, 10:30am - 11:30am

SGS Summer Film Festival: Dune Film and Book Discussion with Haris Durrani

Join us from the comfort of your home as we watch films…