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JAN
16
Vernacular Texts on Ethics in Late-Colonial India
Date:
Thursday, 16 Jan 2020
Time:
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Farina Mir is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Mir is currently working on two on projects. The first, tentatively titled "Producing Modern Muslims: Everyday Ethics in Late Colonial North India," is a study of Muslim socio-religious reform in late-colonial India, focusing on the role of popular ethics in constituting modern Muslim subjectivity and history. The second is "A History of Islam in South Asia," a synthetic history that covers the period from the rise of Islam to contemporary times.