Seminar Discussion with Michael Gilsenan

"Persons, Properties, and the Transmission of Goods in an Arab Diaspora"

Thursday 22 March

1:15 - 2:30pm

Clearihue B215

Michael Gilsenan is the David B. Kriser Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University. A specialist on the anthropology and sociology of Islam, he is the author of Recognizing Islam: Religion and Society in the Modern Middle East (rev. ed., 2000), Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in a Lebanese Society (1996), and Saint and Sufi in Modern Egypt: An Essay in the Sociology of Religion (1973).