[PAST EVENT] Emerging Scholars Series: Madeleine Gunter Bassett, "The Archaeology of Islam in the Horn of Africa"
LocationStryker Center, Boundary Street
Access & Features
- Free food
- Open to the public
Madeleine Gunter Bassett, doctoral candidate in Anthropology, will present "The Archaeology of Islam in the Horn of Africa"
Refreshments to follow.
The Horn of Africa is home to some of the oldest Islamic traditions in the world. Despite this rich history, scholars know few details about when African societies converted to Islam. Discover why the Horn of Africa is often called the Abode of Islam in this fascinating talk by Ph.D candidate Maddy Bassett.
The Emerging Scholars Series is presented through partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.
[[w|sgglos,Sarah Glosson]], Director A&S Graduate Center