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Studying Islam, Muslim Societies, and Cultures

Supporting Research and Teaching in Islamic Studies at Stanford

To enrich Stanford students’ exposure to the study of Islam at all levels, we promote coursework, administer grants, and coordinate an undergraduate specialization as part of Global Studies minor.

Featured Courses

  • Karahan, B.
Monday 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM
This course will investigate cultural and literary responses to modernity in the Middle East. The…
  • Ahmed, A.
Tuesday Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
In this course, we will explore contemporary Islam and Muslims in a post-9/11, post-Trump United…
  • Barakat, N.
Monday Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
What is Islamic law? What kinds of sources do we use to access Islamic law, and how has Islamic…
  • Yaycioglu, A.
Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
A history of the Ottoman Empire and Iran (under the Timurid, Safavid, Afsharid and Qajar dynasties…
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Islamic Studies Minor

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Research and Travel Grants