The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature


Friday, October 2, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, October 3, 2020 (All day)


Virtual event

A two-day symposium on Arabic literature of the pre-nahda Ottoman era (1516-1789), featuring a keynote address by Hilary Kilpatrick (Independent Scholar) and presentations by Helen Pfeifer (Cambridge University), Ghayde Ghraowi (Yale University), Theodore Beers (University of Chicago), Rachida Chih (EHESS-CNRS, Paris), Hakan Özkan (University of Münster), Ozzy Gündüz (Harvard University), and Alev Masarwa (University of Münster). Sponsored by the Harvard University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. For a complete program and registration information, please visit the CMES website.