South Asian Muslim Studies Association
2nd Annual Pre-Conference

“Interactions:

National and Transnational Themes

in South Asian Muslim Studies”

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Conference Room 1

 

Schedule:

7:30 am - 8:30 am    Coffee and Light Breakfast

8:30 am                      Welcome: Roger D. Long, Eastern Michigan University

8:45 am - 10:15 am   Panel 1: Colonial Imprints and Ideological Discourses

Chair: Laura Dudley Jenkins, University of Cincinnati

Maria-Magdalena Fuchs, Princeton University | “Between Mosque, School, and Printing House: Muslim Associations in Colonial Punjab”

M. Raisur Rahman, Wake Forest University | “The Partition of India: Perspectives from Qasbahs”

Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University | “Is Islam (or Hinduism or Christianity) an Appropriate Term in the Secular Study of Religion?”

10:15 am - 10:30 am    Coffee Break (Foyer)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Panel 2: Educational Dynamics

Chair: Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University

Usha Sanyal, Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina | “Discipline and Nurture: Living in a Girls’ Madrasa, Living in Community”

Mujeeb Ahmad, International Islamic University, Islamabad | “Educational Movements and Institutions of the South Asian Barelwis: A Case Study of the Da’wat-i-Islami”

Sanaa Riaz | “Islamic Schooling in South Asia: Trends and Transitions” 

12:30 pm -1:30 pm  Buffet Lunch: Concourse Hotel Ballroom

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Conference Room 1

1:45 pm -3:30 pm         Panel 3: Politico-Religious Dynamics

Chair: M. Raisur Rahman, Wake Forest University

Feisal Khan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges | “Struggling to Write a Constitution: The Long Gestation and Short Life of Pakistan’s First Islamic Constitution, 1948-1956”

Huma Baqai, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi | “Determinants of Rising Radicalization in Pakistan”

Megan Sijapati, Gettysburg College | “Situating Nepal in Muslim South Asia: Key Themes and Questions”

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm   Coffee Break (Foyer)

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm   Panel 4:  Social Dynamics

Chair: Theodore P. Wright, Jr, State University of New York, Albany

Christopher Candland, Wellesley College | “Government Charity and Political Emotions in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan”

Haimanti Roy, University of Dayton | “Muslim Citizenship in Post-Colonial India, 1950-65”

Farhat Haq, Monmouth College | “Pakistan Today: The View from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Reception

7:00 pm                     Dinner at Maharani Indian Restaurant,

              380 West Washington Avenue, Madison


List of Participants with Email Addresses

Ahmad, Mujeeb, mahmadphdbarelwi@yahoo.com, Department of History and Pakistan Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad

Barqui, Huma, hnbaqai@gmail.com, Department of Social Sciences, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

Candland, Christopher, ccandlan@wellesley.edu, Department of Political Science, Wellesley College

Fuchs, Maria-Magdalena, mf14@princeton.edu, Department of Religion, Princeton University

Gottschalk, Peter, pgottschalk@wesleyan.edu, Department of Religion, Wesleyan University

Haq, Farhat, farhat@monmouthcollege.edu, International Studies, Monmouth College

Jenkins, Laura Dudley, Laura.Jenkins@uc.edu, Political Science Department, University of Cincinnati

Khan, Feisal, Khan@hws.edu, Department of Economics, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Long, Roger D., Rlong@emich.edu, Department of History and Philosophy, Eastern Michigan University

Rahman, M. Raisur, rahmanmr@wfu.edu, Department of History, Wake Forest University

Riaz, Sanaa, saanariaz@gmail.com, Metropolitan State University, Denver

Roy, Haimanti, haimanti@gmail.com, Department of History, University of Dayton

Sanyal, Usha, ushasanyal3@gmail.com, Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina

Sijapati, Megan, msijapat@gettsyburg.edu, Gettysburg College

Wright, Jr., Theodore P., wrightt@gleneddy.com, Political Science, State University of New York, Albany