Symposium Presentations:

“Encounters with Islamic Art:

Reception, Revival, and Response”

Arts -

Arts –

Kashmiri Artist: Masood Hussain

Interview With

Afghan Artist

Meena Saifi

Arts –

"Performing Islam"

Arts, Culture and

Politics in Muslim Societies

New Journal –

Publication -

“Islamic Arts Magazine”

News, Exhibitions,

Interviews, and Images

Mes Aynak : Archaeologists

Scramble to Salvage

Ancient Buddhist Site

in Afganistan

News -

Engaging Islam and Muslim Cultures

UHM Courses -

* Fall 2014 Courses

* Spring 2014 Courses

* Spring 2013 Courses

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Summer 2014 Courses - UHM Roshan Institute Instructor Ladan Hamedani Offers Two Persian Language Courses

Fall 2014 Courses - UHM Roshan Institute Instructor Ladan Hamedani Offers Persian Language Courses & Literature Courses

Fall 2014 Courses - Dr. James Frankel, REL 352: SUFISM Mystical Traditions of Islam

Fall 2014 Courses - Dr. Tamara Albertini, PHIL 330: Islamic Philosophy

Islamic Studies Certificate at University of Hawaii at Manoa

Talk - Dr. Tamara Albertini, “When Hermeneutics Becomes Hermeneuthics: al-Ghazzālī’s Subject-Centered Tarīqa (Path) and His Philosophy of Language”

Talk - Nadia Siddiqui, “Beyond Survival: Theater, Culture, and Justice in Afghanistan”

Talk - Fuchsia Hart, “The Alchemy of Happiness: The Importance of the Heart” in Classical Persian Poetry

Talk - Dr. Sylvia Tidey, “Being Comfortably Muslim and Transgender in Indonesia”

Videos & Background - Uyghur Central Asian Dance

Annotated Bibliography – On the Southern Philippines from the UHM Center for Philippine Studies



The Muslim Societies of Asia and the Pacific (MSAP ) program mission is to enhance understanding of Islam and Muslim cultures through curating resources on the Muslim humanities, with a focus on Asia. Link below for updated announcements and opportunities.
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