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Sep 12 2019 | Global Perspectives
In this interview, we caught up with Zenith Irfan, the first Pakistani woman to travel solo across the country on a motorbike. Her inspiring story inspired the film “Motorcycle Girl,” directed by Adnan Sarwar, which the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies screened this year as part of the Stanford...
Sep 3 2019
Assistant-Level Faculty Position in the Social Sciences with a focus on Muslim Societies Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position focused on the culture, economics or politics of Muslim societies. We especially welcome applications from...
Jul 31 2019 | Global Perspectives
On Wednesday, July 31, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies will screen the movie “Motorcycle Girl” as part of the Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival. The biographical drama is based on the life of motorcyclist Zenith Irfan, the first Pakistani woman to travel alone through the north of...
May 2 2019 | Stanford News
By Alex Kekauoha Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s accomplishments on the basketball court have made him a sports legend and a cultural icon. As the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer and a six-time league champion, he remains best known for his contributions to the sport. However, he...
Feb 22 2019 | Stanford Arts | Posted In: Awards
The Office of the Vice President for the Arts at Stanford University announces the first two artists in the new Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning (VAF). The program brings international artists into Stanford classrooms in order to provide a stimulus in artistic thinking and...

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