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Shariah at the University

Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl, UCLA School of Law

September 28, 2017 · 6:00 pm8:30 pm EDT · 219 Aaron Burr

Department of Near Eastern Studies, Program in Near Eastern Studies, Humanities Council, Department of Religion, Center for Collaborative History, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

What is Shariah’s place in American intellectual life? What role can academics and academic institutions play in public discussions of this contentious topic? In this lecture, Dr. Abou El Fadl will offer his analysis, informed by decades of research and teaching on Islamic law, on the past, present, and future of the study of Shariah in America. A reception with light refreshments will follow the lecture.

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