Bruce Lawrence earned his PhD. from Yale University in the History of Religions: Islam and Hinduism. His research ranges from institutional Islam to Indo-Persian Sufism and also encompasses the comparative study of religious movements. He served as the Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor of the Humanities at Duke University and is currently Professor Emeritus of Religion. He was founding director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center and currently serves on the DISC Advisory Board. His recent books have included On Violence - A Reader (with Aisha Karim); Messages to the World, The Statements of Osama Bin Laden; The Quran, A Biography; and, with his spouse, dr. miriam cooke, Muslim Networks from Hajj to Hip Hop.
Reception begins at 4:30PM.
Sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
|Tue Apr 23, 2013 9pm – 10pm GMT (no daylight saving)|
|Freeman Center, Duke University (map)|