Dune: Sharī’a on Arrakis

End of the year plans? Why not add Dune to the list? Students everywhere are planning study breaks from preparation from impending finals. And almost everyone will get some downtime as the end of the year approaches. What better to do than to make a plan for DUNE-watching, to explore what we’re calling the Islamic … Continue reading Dune: Sharī’a on Arrakis

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Wearing the Niqab: Muslim Women in the UK and the US" (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021), Anna Piela (Northwestern University) argues that niqāb, the Islamic face veil, has become the ubiquitous symbol of "everything that is perceived to be wrong about Islam," and further discusses how discussions surrounding its permissibility and … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup