Sherman Jackson on Shariah and Democracy

Venue: Encina Hall, 2nd floor, CISAC Central Conference Room, C231, Stanford main campus.

Host: This event is a part of two public lectures organized by “Ethics of Jihad,” a Sophomore Seminar taught by Alexander Key, Assistant Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature (akey@stanford.edu). Co-sponsored by the Stanford Initiative for Religious and Ethnic Understanding and Coexistence, supported by the President's Fund, the Program in African and African American Studies, the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Muslim Students Awareness Network, and the Department of Comparative Literature.

Speaker: Sherman Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity, at the University of Southern California.