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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."

Chair: Richard W. Bulliet, Columbia University

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"


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