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Conferences & Workshops

John E. Sawyer Seminar
"Space and Speech: Discursive Environments Across Non-Arab Islam"
7-9 September 2017
Vanderbilt University - Sarratt 220
Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's John E. Sawyer Seminar (2017-2018) and the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions
3-4 April 2015
Vanderbilt University -  The Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room 129
Sponsored by the Fant Fund, Office of the Dean, the College of Arts and Science; Department of Religious Studies; Department of History of Art; and the Asian Studies Program.
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.
Transnational and Local Networks of Pilgrimage
19-21 March 2015
Vanderbilt University - 216/220 Sarratt Student Center
Sponsored by The Fant Fund, the College of Arts & Science, and the Department of Religious Studies.
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.
Muslims Negotiating Modernities:  Divergent Political and Legal Systems, Technology, Gender, Minorities, and Environment
18-20 September 2014
Vanderbilt University - 216/220 Sarratt Student Center
Sponsored by The Fant Fund, the College of Arts & Sciences,
and the Department of Religious Studies
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.
Religion and National Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
11-12 April 2014
Vanderbilt University - 301F Garland Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies,
the Department of History, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Fant Fund.
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.
Genres of the Imaginaire: How Creativity Mediates Islam through Local Vernaculars
13-15 February 2014
Vanderbilt University - 216/220 Sarratt Student Center
Sponsored by The Fant Fund, the College of Arts & Sciences, 
and the Department of Religious Studies
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.
Reconsidering the Non-Muslin Other: Internal and External Religious Differentiation Prior to 1800
26-28 October 2013
Vanderbilt University - 325/327 Sarratt Student Center
Sponsored by The Fant Fund, the College of Arts & Sciences, 
and the Department of Religious Studies
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.

Religious Negotiations at the Boundaries
22-23 February 2013
Vanderbilt University - 301F Garland Hall
Sponsored by The Fant Fund, the College of Arts & Sciences,
and the Department of Religious Studies
For more information, please visit the workshop homepage.