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Into the Forever and Beautiful Sky: Animal Brutality in a Galaxy of Limitless Capitalism

A17 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building Washington Road, Princeton

Andrea Jain asks, What happens when we show a film that pays worshipful attention to animal welfare to a Marvel Studios-sized audience? How does capitalism colonize the popular imagination, religious and otherwise? Lifting up the Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 as her primary artifact, Jain uses the film to illustrate how capitalists sell animal […]

PISC no.5: “The Poet of Islam”: The Reception of Muhammad Iqbal in Egypt

102 Jones Hall Princeton

Abstract: "This paper reconstructs the largely untold history of how Indian- Muslim poet Muhammad Iqbal’s works arrived in the Arab world through the Egyptian poet ‘Abd al-Wahhab ‘Azzam. His interpretation of Iqbal set the terms of Najib al-Kilani’s—the Arab world’s most influential advocate for a new genre of literature termed al-adab al-islami—own engagement with the […]

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