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On February 16, 2012, Dr. Takim spoke at Williams College on "Diasporic Jurisprudence: Shi'i Law in America"

In October 2011, Professor Takim delivered the following two talks:

2011: "The Study of Shi'ite Islam in North American Universities," Conference held at Hartford Seminary, Connecticut

2011: “Shi’ism in the Post-911 World” London Middle East Institute, Conference held at al-Khu'i Foundation, conference held by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, and Center for the Academic Study of Shi'i Islam (CASS)

 

2010: "Diversity and Change: An Islamic Dilemma" Organization for Islamic Learning, Toronto, Canada


2010: “Mammetry and Mahomet: Depiction of the Prophet in Western European Literature” Bait al-ilm, Chicago

 

2008 "Prophetic Paradigm & The Changing Face of Islam Post 9/11" lecture by Dr. Liyakatali Takim. Sponsored by  ORGANIZATION FOR ISLAMIC LEARNING Bayview Hill Community Center, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

2008 On March 15th, Professor Takim spoke at a conference titled “The Shia, Modernity, and the Legacy of Musa as-Sadr”. The Conference was held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Professor Takim’s talk was titled: "Musa al-Sadr and the Impact of Modernity on Shi'i Jurisprudence."

2008 As part of the Humanities Institute Faculty Lecture on March 13, Professor Takim delivered a talk, at the University of Denver, titled “Islam in America, post-September 11,” March 13, at 4:00 pm.

2008 “From Majority to Minority: The Jurisprudence of Muslim Minority Communities” Islamic Center, Los Angeles

 

2008: "Reformation or Transformation: Islamic Law in Transition" Shi'a Ithna'aseri Community of Middlesex, London, England

2008 “Teaching Islam in a Post-9/11 World” Muslim Student Association, University of Colorado

2008 “From Majority to Minority: The Jurisprudence of Muslim Minority Communities” Islamic Center, Los Angeles

 

2007 “The Islamization of American Immigrant Islam” Muslim Student Association, University of Denver

2007 “History and Narratives in Qur’anic Exegesis” Islamic Center, Nairobi, Kenya

2006 “Reformation in Islamic Jurisprudence: The Question of Punishment in Islamic Law,” Universal Muslim Association of America, Virginia

2005 “From Muslims in America to American Muslims.” Universal Muslim Association of America, Washington, D.C.

2005 “Is Islam Synonymous with Terrorism?” The City Club, Denver

2005 “Progressive Muslims in the American Milieu.” Bates College, Maine

2004 “The Cool Dudes: Muslim Youth in Transition.” Universal Muslim Association of America, Washington, D.C.

2004 “Reflecting Black: Islam in Africa and Antebellum America.” University of Toronto, Canada

2004 “The Shi‘i Vision: Reason and Reformation in Shi‘ism.” University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus, Canada

2004 “Faith and Belief: An Islamic Perspective.” Ja‘faria Islamic Center, Burtonsville, MD

2003 “Re-evaluation of Islamic Law post September 11: Islam and Modernity.” Faculty Luncheon, University of Denver, Denver, CO

2003 “From 911 to 711: The Islamic Experience in the West.” Orientation Lecture, University of Denver, Denver, CO

2003 “Unity or Uniformity: Islam and the Question of Reformation.” al-Iman Islamic Center, Seattle, WA

2002 “A Minority within a Minority: The Muslim Youth Culture in Contemporary America.” Ja‘fariya Islamic Center, Burtonsville, MD

2000 “Integration, Isolation, or Insulation? The Muslims of America.” University of Miami, Miami, FL

2000 “A Viable Qur’anic Hermeneutic for Muslims in the New Millennium.” Auckland, New Zealand

1999 “Qur’anic Exegesis and Women’s Right to Divorce.” Islamic House of Wisdom, Detroit, MI

1997 “The Muslims as the ‘Other’ in North America.” Conference on Muslims in America, Ja‘fariya Islamic Center, Burtonsville, MD

1997 “The Muslims as the ‘Other’ in North America.” Conference on Muslims in America, Ja‘fariya Islamic Center, Burtonsville, MD

1997 “Drawing Boundaries in America: The Muslim Identity.” Islamic Society of North America, Indianapolis, IN

1996 “Ethno-cultural Identity: Muslim Institutes in America.” Islamic Center, Washington, D.C.

1993 “Child Custody and Family Support: A Re-evaluation of Traditional Islamic Sources.” Conference held by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, Toronto, Canada


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Sharjah Chair in Global Islam
McMaster University, Religious Studies
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