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Islamic Studies (ISLA)

Islamic Studies (ISLA)

Location

Location

  • Morrice Hall, Room 319
  • 3485 McTavish Street
  • Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E1

About Islamic Studies

About Islamic Studies

The Institute of Islamic Studies offers a minor in Islamic Studies by completing courses in history, literature, politics, philosophy, law, and languages (Arabic, Turkish, Persian, and Urdu) at the 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500 level.

To declare a minor in Islamic Studies, you must have been offered admission into a Bachelor's program at McGill.

Islamic Studies (ISLA) Faculty

Islamic Studies (ISLA) Faculty

Director
F. Jamil Ragep
Emeritus and Retired Professors
Sajida S. Alvi; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.(Punj.) (Emeritus)
Issa J. Boullata; Ph.D.(Lond.) (Emeritus)
Donald P. Little; B.A.(Vanderbilt), M.A.(Stan.), Ph.D.(Calif.) (Emeritus)
Eric Ormsby; B.A.(Penn.), M.A.(Princ.), M.L.S.(Rutg.), Ph.D.(Princ.) (Retired)
A. Üner Turgay; B.A.(Robert Coll., Istanbul), M.A., Ph.D.(Wisc.) (Retired)
Professor
F. Jamil Ragep; B.A., M.A.(Mich.), Ph.D.(Harv.)
Associate Professors
Malek Abisaab; B.A.(Lebanese U.), M.A.(CUNY), Ph.D.(SUNY, Binghamton)
Rula J. Abisaab; B.A.(Amer. U. Beirut), M.A.(Calif. St.), M.Phil., Ph.D.(Yale)
Michelle L. Hartman; B.A.(Col.), D.Phil.(Oxf.)
Setrag Manoukian; B.A.(Venice), M.A., Ph.D.(Mich.)
Laila Parsons; B.A.(Exe.), D.Phil.(Oxf.)
Robert Wisnovsky; B.A.(Yale), M.A., Ph.D.(Princ.)
Assistant Professors
Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim; B.A.(Al-Azhar, Univ.), M.A.(AUC), Ph.D.(G'town)
Prashant Keshavmurthy; B.A.(Jawaharlal Nehru, Univ.), M.A.(Delhi), Ph.D.(Col.)
Khalid Medani; B.A.(Brown), M.A.(G'town), M.A., Ph.D.(Calif., Berk.)
Faculty Lecturers
Shokry Gohar; B.A.(Cairo)
David Nancekivell; B.A., M.A.(Laval)
Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi; B.A., M.S., Ph.D.(Azad)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Islamic Studies (18 credits)

This Minor concentration permits students to explore the development and diversity of Islam through courses that focus on Islamic history, religion and civilization in the premodern period (pre-19th century), as well as through courses that focus on the dynamics of modern and contemporary (19th through 21st centuries) Muslim societies and cultures.

For more information, see Minor Concentration Islamic Studies (18 credits).

Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 5, 2012) (disclaimer)