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Islamic Studies (ISLA)

Islamic Studies (ISLA)

Location

Location

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

About Islamic Studies

About Islamic Studies

The Institute of Islamic Studies offers a minor in Islamic Studies by completing courses in anthropology, 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.) (Canada Research Chair)
Robert Wisnovsky; B.A.(Yale), M.A., Ph.D.(Princ.) (James McGill Professor)
Associate Professors
Malek Abisaab; B.A.(Lebanese U.), M.A.(CUNY), Ph.D.(SUNY, Binghamton) (joint appt. with History)
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.) (joint appt. with Anthropology)
Khalid Medani; B.A.(Brown), M.A.(G'town), M.A., Ph.D.(Calif., Berk.) (joint appt. with Political Science)
Laila Parsons; B.A.(Exe.), D.Phil.(Oxf.) (joint appt. with History)
Assistant Professors
Sinem Arcak Casale; B.A.(Koç), M.A., Ph.D.(Minn.)
Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim; B.A.(Al-Azhar, Univ.), M.A.(AUC), Ph.D.(G'town)
Prashant Keshavmurthy; B.A.(Jawaharlal Nehru), M.A.(Delhi), Ph.D.(Col.)
Pasha M. Khan; B.A.(Tor.), M.A., Ph.D.(Col.) (Chair in Urdu Language and Culture)
Faculty Lecturers
Shokry Gohar; B.A.(Cairo), M.A.(C'dia)
David Nancekivell; B.A., M.A.(Laval)
Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.(Azad), Ph.D.(Ott.)

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 pre-modern 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—2014-2015 (last updated Mar. 4, 2014) (disclaimer)