ILEX Sponsorship & Panel | MESA Annual Meeting 2003
Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting
Anchorage, AK, November 2003
ILEX Foundation hosted the panel
"Dreaming Across Boundaries: Divination in Islamic Lands."
Discussant: Mohsen Ashtiany, Columbia University
Paper topics and presenters:
Jonathan G. Katz, Oregon State University
"Dreams in the Manaqib of a Moroccan Sufi Shaykh:
'Abd al-Aziz ad-Dabbagh (d. 1719)"
John C. Lamoreaux, Southern Methodist University
"An Early Muslim Autobiographical Dream Narrative:
Abu Ja'far Al-Qayini and His Vision of the Prophet Mohammed"
Serpil Bagci, Hacettepe University
"Divination and Dream Imagery"
Olga M. Davidson, Wellesley College
"The Dream as a Narrative Device in the Shahnama"
Eric Ormsby, McGill University
"Dream as Prophecy in the Work of Al-Ghazali"