October is Islamic History Month and to celebrate, Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives has planned a dynamic line up of public events, lectures, book launches, watch parties, and more!

This list will continue to be updated throughout the month of October. Check our website regularly for upcoming events, or join our Mailing List. 


Tuesday, October 4 at 1:00-2:30 PM, Chernoff Hall, 213

Anarcha-Islam: Towards an anti- and non-Authoritarian Islam, with Dr. Mohamed Abdou


Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00-9:00 PM, Mac-Corry B201

Islam and Anarchism Book Launch and Discussion with Dr. Mohamed Abdou


Thursday, October 27 at 2:30-4:30 PM, Kingston Hall 201

Medieval Mayhem: A Conversation about Islamic History, Historical Fiction, and Contemporary Culture with Dr. Laury Silvers, Author of The Sufi Mysteries Quartet, historical mysteries set in Baghdad in the early 10th century. 

With panelists Drs. Shobhana Xavier (Religion) and Adnan Husain (History).


Thursday October 27 at 7:00-9:00 PM, Ellis Hall Auditorium

Rat City by Laury Silvers: A Reading and Discussion of a forthcoming noir detective novella set in an alternative-history medieval Muslim world.


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