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A podcast featuring three guys who have pretty good opinions on things, if they do say so themselves. Chris Flynn, Aaron Simon, and Bradley Whitaker host a bi-weekly podcast in two halves: The first half is Serious Stuff­ like jobs and politics; the second half is Fun Stuff like movies, music, and pointless bickering!Chris Flynn provides the structure and reining-in; Aaron Simon provides the non-sequiturs, and Bradley Whitaker provides the editing and emotional support when one or the other ...
 
JaxonLabs, is a Diverse Team of Strategic & Creative Thinkers. Refined in the Art of Business Strategy, Branding, Advertising & Building Relationships. This Joint Venture Podcast is designed to educate small business owners on the tools and ideas available for growing your business. Hosts: Tom Jackson - JaxonLabs.com Aaron Childs - JourneyMaps.com Michele Simonis - Eliteazre.com
 
Storyland故事星球创立于2014年,通过系统发展3-15岁儿童的英文阅读素养、创意表达的融合学习能力,帮助他们构建个性鲜明的、注重原创精神的、拥有全球视野的Storytelling故事力。 目前Storyland故事星球在上海有两个故事体验空间,配套两座英文图书馆,原创开发了Junior Storyland、SILC融合项目、StoryTeen等教育项目,同时也向社区及学校提供专业的阅读创意教育体系支持及培训。 我们希望每位孩子都能在安全、自由的环境中,成长为有国际视野、人文情怀的独立的阅读者、真诚的写作者、创意的思考者,成为有出色的Storytelling故事力的终生学习者和世界公民。
 
Stoner is a freewheeling conversation that often starts with "when was the first time you ever smoked weed?" and can end up anywhere. Guests range from artists to musicians to those working in the marijuana economy. Host Aaron Lammer is also the co-host of the Longform Podcast and has co-written songs with Francis and the Lights for artists like Chance the Rapper and Drake.
 
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In his painstakingly researched and splendid new book Sculpting the Self: Islam, Selfhood, and Human Flourishing (U Michigan Press, 2021), Muhammad Faruque charts and examines the multiplicity of ways in which the self and its moral flourishing have been discussed, debated, and examined in the Muslim intellectual tradition. The remarkable aspect of…
 
In 1937, Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse, travelling to Mecca to make his first hajj, encountered Egyptian scholars who couldn’t fathom that Niasse’s erudition was a product of his fully Senegalese education. For those learned Egyptians of the 1930s and, Kane argues, modern-day Europhone academics, Islamic erudition among Black Africans remains a major blind…
 
Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History (Oxford University Press, 2021) tells the story of how Al Qaeda grew in the West. In forensic and compelling detail, Jytte Klausen traces how Islamist revolutionaries exiled in Europe and North America in the 1990s helped create and control one of the world's most impactful terrorist movements--and how, after…
 
Throughout its history, Nigeria has been plagued by religious divisions. Tensions have only intensified since the restoration of democracy in 1999, with the divide between Christian south and Muslim north playing a central role in the country's electoral politics, as well as manifesting itself in the religious warfare waged by Boko Haram. Through t…
 
How important is Islam to Indonesia’s identity? How different is Salafism from a more mainstream Sunni Islam? Why is it popular with mostly young Indonesian Muslims? And what effect does it have on Indonesian identity and democracy? In this episode, Chris Chaplin joins Petra Desatova to discuss his new book Salafism and the State: Islamic Activism …
 
Kristian Petersen’s new edited volume Muslims in the Movies: A Global Anthology (Ilex Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2021), introduces the subject of Muslims and film. The volume contains nineteen chapters that engage a range of film industries, including Hollywood and Bollywood, but also movies from the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, I…
 
Zeno Sworder is an author and illustrator from Melbourn, Australia. His debut picture book This Small Blue Dot follows a little girl welcoming her newly born sibling to earth. It is book celebrating diversity, imagination and interconnectedness. In the episode, Zeno talked about his inspiration behind creating this picture book, which began when hi…
 
Muhammad has not only been at the center of Muslims discussions of prophethood but he has also been the focus for many Christians as well. In The Christian Encounter with Muhammad: How Theologians have Interpreted the Prophet (Bloomsbury, 2020), Charles Tieszen, Ph.d., University of Birmingham, introduces a wide variety of depictions throughout his…
 
Amy Alznauer is a polymath: she is a writer, a managing editor, and an instructor of calculus and number theory at Northwestern University. Amy's most recent work is in children's picture-book biographies, work which has been awarded with the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Illinois Chapter Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship. In…
 
Aaron Becker is the author and illustrator for the 2014 Caldecott Honor Book called "Journey". The book almost reads like an animated movie and you won't be surprised to learn that Aaron has a filmmaking background. In this episode, Aaron shared the creative process behind the Journey trilogy, how he sees each of the books he creates as a little fi…
 
What does Islam say about women’s leadership of prayer? What sources have Muslim scholars used historically to answer this question, and what do those sources say exactly? What are the conditions under which women can lead prayers, and which types of prayers can they lead, if at all? Do Sunnis and Shi’is differ on the matter? How do contemporary Mu…
 
Religious Entrepreneurs? is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Nile Green who holds the Ibn Khaldn Endowed Chair in World History at UCLA. Nile Green is an expert on Islamic History and religion in the world. He has traveled extensively in India, Turkey, Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Iran, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, Morocco an…
 
本次全球童书作者采访计划对谈的嘉宾是英籍华裔--郁蓉。她硕士毕业于英国皇家艺术学院(Royal College of Art),曾师从英国著名的儿童插画大师昆汀·布莱克(Quentin Blake)爵士。其创作的图画书均以剪纸和铅笔素描相结合,风格独树一帜,除了中国之外,她的作品已在英国、美国、意大利、荷兰、日本、韩国等地出版。代表作包括:《云朵一样的八哥》《烟》《夏天》《我是花木兰》《口袋里的雪花》等,其中,她在国内出版的第一本图画书《云朵一样的八哥》曾荣获第24届布拉迪斯拉发国际插画双年展金苹果奖。目前,她与先生毛驴和三个孩子毛虫、辣椒、扁豆以及他们的德国猎犬嗅嗅探长定居于英国剑桥的乡村。本期节目从她的家庭美育课开始谈起,聊了什么是美,如何创造美,以及探讨了她不同作品中细节的处理和创作背…
 
Tunisia became one of the largest sources of foreign fighters for the Islamic State—even though the country stands out as a democratic bright spot of the Arab uprisings and despite the fact that it had very little history of terrorist violence within its borders prior to 2011. In Your Sons Are at Your Service: Tunisia's Missionaries of Jihad (Colum…
 
Jackie Morris is a British writer and illustrator. She was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2016 and won it in 2019 for her illustration of The Lost Words. She collaborated with writer Robert Macfarlane to create The Lost Words in response to the removal of everyday nature words from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, such as bluebell, otter,…
 
Listen in as Raj Balkaran speaks with Amir Hussain (Chair, Theological Studies at Layola Marymount University) about his scholarship on Muslims in America, his work as the Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2011-2015), his role as the Vice President of the American Academy of Religion, and overall trends in the field of Reli…
 
Over time and across different genres, Afghanistan has been presented to the world as potential ally, dangerous enemy, gendered space, and mysterious locale. These powerful, if competing, visions seek to make sense of Afghanistan and to render it legible. In Imagining Afghanistan: The History and Politics of Imperial Knowledge (Cambridge University…
 
A Sultan in Autumn: Erdogan Faces Turkey's Uncontainable Forces (I. B. Tauris, 2021) is a primer for anybody who wants to understand modern Turkish politics and its central player Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who, for better or worse, has shaped Turkish politics and society for the last two decades. The book breaks down various elements of his administrati…
 
Why has secularism faced such challenges in the Middle East and in Lebanon in particular? In light of dominating headlines about the spread of sectarianism and the so-called death of Arab secularism, Mark Farha addresses the need for a thorough examination of the history of secular thought and practice in the region. In Lebanon: The Rise and Fall o…
 
Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, # 1 New York Times best selling, award winning author who brings early literacy and music together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts, Groovy Joe, and The Poop Song. Eric is also the co-author of The Power of Joyful Reading: Help Your Young Readers…
 
Who is ‘Uthman ibn Affan, and why does he matter? Why was his election as the third successor to the Prophet Muhammad so controversial? In fact, why is he a controversial figure in Islamic history? Who killed him, and was his murder the fault of his own leadership and character flaws or was he a victim of the time and context he lived in, of the le…
 
Alison Farrell is a children's picture book author and illustrator based in Portland, Oregon. Before she became a picture book maker, Alison worked on farms and taught art in K-12 schools. Her works include The Hike, Cycle City and Bicycle Bash. Based on the titles of the books, you probably won't be surprised to learn that Alison loves hiking and …
 
In the West, the study of the phenomenon known as the Crusades has long been dominated by European concerns: European periodization, European selection of important moments and personages, and, most of all, European sources. In recent years, scholars such as Carole Hillenbrand, Paul Cobb, and Michael Lower have mined Arabic-language material with t…
 
Weaving together personal story and broad analysis, Bagila Burkhabayeva’s The Vanishing Generation: Revolution, Religion, and Disappearance in Modern Uzbekistan (Indiana UP, 2019) deals with the question of Islam and its repression during the period of Islam Karimov’s rule in newly independent Uzbekistan. As witness to the infamous Zhaslyk prison a…
 
Since 2004 the Malay-Muslim majority provinces in the border region of southern Thailand have been wracked by a violent insurgency. Over 7000 people have been killed and many thousands more injured. Currently 60,000 Thai security personnel are stationed in the region to conduct counter-insurgency operations. Another 80,000 people have been organize…
 
In her magnificent and lyrical new book, The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal India (Harvard UP, 2020), Supriya Gandhi reorients and adds unprecedented depth to our understanding of the much memorialized but less understood Mughal prince and thinker Dara Shukoh (d. 1659), and of his broader political and social milieu. Written with exce…
 
Simona Ciraolo who is a Sardinian-born picture book author and illustrator. Her works focus on the relationships between people and the emotional experience of being human but always with a heartwarming portrayal. In this episode, I talked to her about her two books, one of which is Shy Ones, which is about a shy flapjack octopus who spots another …
 
What do we really know about how and where religions began, and how they spread? Robin Derricourt considers the birth and growth of several major religions, using history and archaeology to recreate the times, places and societies that witnessed the rise of significant monotheistic faiths. Beginning with Mormonism and working backwards through Isla…
 
In 2017, Myanmar's military launched a campaign of widespread targeted violence against its Rohingya minority. The horrific atrocities was later described by United Nations experts as genocide. This had been building since 2012, when earlier ethnic violence erupted between Buddhists and Muslims in Western Myanmar. These very grave incidents leading…
 
Of the available sources for Islamic history published before the 9th century of the Christian Era, few are of greater importance than Kitab Futuh al-Buldan (The Book of the Conquest of Lands), by al-Baladhuri, a ninth-century administrator at the Abbasid court. The text has been heavily relied upon by scholars for centuries as they have compiled t…
 
Jyoti Gulati Balachandran's Narrative Pasts: The Making of a Muslim Community in Gujarat, c. 1400-1650 (Oxford University Press, 2020) explores the complex power of Sufi texts in creating Muslim communities in Gujarat from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries. Balachandran focuses on three main Sufi saints, including Ahmad Khattu, whose disci…
 
Islam through Objects (Bloomsbury, 2021) represents the state of the field of Islamic material cultural studies. With contributions from scholars of religion, anthropologists, art historians, folklorists, historians, and other disciplines, Anna Bigelow, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford University, brings together a wide range of…
 
During the height of Muslim power in Mughal South Asia, Hindu and Muslim scholars worked collaboratively to translate a large body of Hindu Sanskrit texts into the Persian language. Translating Wisdom reconstructs the intellectual processes and exchanges that underlay these translations. Using as a case study the 1597 Persian rendition of the Yoga-…
 
Early 20th century Southeast Asia was arguably home to the once of the most vibrant and diverse caldrons of revolutionary ferment in world history. Revolts against Western imperialism and traditional socio-economic structures developed into a range of utopian experiments. In Republicanism, Communism, Islam: Cosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Sou…
 
In Faith in Freedom: Muslim Immigrant Women’s Experiences of Domestic Violence (Melbourne University Press, 2019), Nafiseh Ghafournia explores questions of domestic violence in the context of Muslim immigrant women in Australia. Aiming to correct existing accounts of Muslim women’s lives and experiences particularly as immigrants, the study uses an…
 
O Humankind Surah Ya-Sin (Fons Vitae, 2021) is compiled by Cemalnur Sargut, who is a Sufi teacher based in Turkey and has been translated into English by Victoria Rowe Holbrook. The compilation consists of a robust commentary of Surah Ya-Sin or the 36th chapter of the Qur’an and its 83 verses. The book is organized around these 83 verses, in which …
 
Ahmad Ibn Tulun: Governor of Abbasid Egypt, 868-884 (Oneworld Academic, 2021), by Matthew S. Gordon (Miami University (Ohio)) is an innovative look at the Abbasid governor of Egypt from 868-884, and the short-lived dynasty that succeeded him for just two decades. Ibn Tulun is perhaps best known for the mosque that still bears his name in Cairo--arg…
 
本期对谈的嘉宾是国内原创绘本作家、插画师陶菊香。 已出版的图画书作品有《门》(2010,图文)、《屎壳郎的生日礼物》(2019,插画)、《家》、《三个和尚的新鲜事儿》(2011,插画)。《门》获首届信谊图画书奖图画书佳作奖, 并获第二届丰子恺儿童图画书奖评审推荐创作奖。 本期节目我们一起聊了聊她的创作和育儿过程中的一些心得。一起来听听吧!על ידי 三明治童书研究所
 
In today's program, I speak with Richard E. Antaramian about his recent monograph, Brokers of Faith, Brokers of Empire: Armenians and the Politics of Reform in the Ottoman Empire (Stanford University Press, 2020). In Brokers of Faith, Brokers of Empire, Antaramian shows that the Armenian Church and clergy--spread across the empire in a vast ecclesi…
 
In an era of rampant Islamophobia, literary representations of Muslims and anti Muslim bigotry tell us a lot about changing concepts of cultural difference. In Islamophobia and the Novel (Columbia University Press, 2018), Peter Morey, Professor at the University of Birmingham, analyzes how recent works of fiction have framed and responded to the ri…
 
Anna Walker是来自澳大利亚的童书插画家与作家,她出版了多部童书作品,包括《Florette》、 《Mr Huff》、《Tilly》,其中《Florette》在2018年被纽约时报评选为当年十大最佳插画书之一。Anna擅长结合多种媒介创作,她为她的图书手工布置过橱窗,甚至亲自拍摄了定格动画。在这期访谈中,Anna与我们聊了她为何如此热爱手工艺,并分享了她在家中是如何培养三个孩子的创造力的。 Anna Walker is an award winning children's book illustrator and author based in Melbourne, Australia. She creates illustrations with a wide variety o…
 
Todd H. Weir and Hugh McLeod, two leading historians of religion, have teamed up to edit a volume in the Proceedings of the British Academy that explores how conflicts between secular worldviews and religions shaped the history of the 20th century. With contributions considering case studies relating to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, atheism and com…
 
In his majestic and magisterial new book Law, Empire, and the Sultan: Ottoman Imperial Authority and Late Hanafi Jurisprudence (Oxford UP, 2020), Samy Ayoub examines and demonstrates the entanglement of Islamic law and imperial political authority in the early modern period. Focused on the incorporation of Ottoman imperial authority and edicts in t…
 
Eric Schluessel’s Land of Strangers: The Civilizing Project in Qing Central Asia (Columbia UP, 2020) looks at what happened when, at the end of the Qing, Chinese Confucian revivalists gained control of the Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang and sought to transform it. Yet this is not a book about high politics or discourse — far from it. This is a …
 
In a global context of widespread fears over Islamic radicalization and militancy, poor Muslim youth, especially those socialized in religious seminaries, have attracted overwhelmingly negative attention. In northern Nigeria, male Qur'anic students have garnered a reputation of resorting to violence in order to claim their share of highly unequally…
 
Oge Mora个人网站: http://www.ogemora.com/ Oge Mora is a collage artist and storyteller. I was constantly impressed by her humor, optimism and enthusiastic laughters. Oge grew up in Columbus, Ohio but resides in Providence, RI. She is a fan of all things colorful, patterned, or collaged, and enjoys creating warm stories that celebrate people coming toge…
 
Karen Ruffle's Everyday Shi'ism in South Asia (John Wiley & Sons, 2021) is an introduction to the everyday life and cultural memory of Shi’i women and men, focusing on the religious worlds of both individuals and communities at particular historical moments and places in the Indian subcontinent. Ruffle draws upon an array primary sources, images, a…
 
In this ground-breaking work, Michael Sells (the Barrows Professor Emeritus of the History and Literature of Islam and Professor emeritus of comparative literature at the University of Chicago) translates sixty-one poems that form the Tarjuman al-ashwaq or The Translator of Desires by Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi (Princeton University Press, 2021). The poe…
 
本期节目我们对谈的嘉宾是--Elisha Cooper。他的绘本作品《Big Cat, Little Cat》2018年获得了凯迪克大奖。这个看似简单的故事却有着非常深刻的主题,可以触动读者内心复杂的情感。 Elisha目前共出版了25本书,有很多都是获奖作品。毕业于耶鲁大学历史系,他戏称自己大学期间是“成绩很差”的学生,虽然没怎么花时间在学业上,他看了不少书,也在一门关于中国历史的课上学到很多如何讲好故事的方式。 本期节目我们主要围绕他2021年4月刚刚出版的新书《Yes&No》的创作进行了深度交流,同时也探讨了他的成长、他对童书的看法等等。 Elisha Cooper is a Caldecott Honor winner in 2018 for his book Big Cat, Li…
 
Jacqueline Fewkes and Megan Adamson Sijapati edited volume Muslim Communities and Cultures of the Himalayas: Conceptualizing the Global Ummah (Routledge, 2020) explores individual perspectives and specific iterations of Muslim community, Muslim practice and experience of Islam in the Himalayan region as well as the concept of the general Islamic co…
 
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