2015 Annual Conference of the Ibn 'Arabi Society USA

A Living Legacy: Ibn 'Arabi in Today's World

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Day: Friday, October 23, 2015
Venue: Presidential Rooms, Faculty House

6:15pm Doors open
6:45pm Welcome
7:00pm William C. Chittick: Ibn ‘Arabi: The Doorway into an Intellectual Tradition
7:45pm Selected readings from the poetry of Ibn 'Arabi in Arabic and English
8:00pm Music performance by Amir Vahab

Day: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Venue: Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center

8:15am Doors open
9:00am Plenary Session Welcome
9:15am James W. Morris: Inspiration and Discernment: Ibn ‘Arabi’s Introduction to the Challenges of Spiritual Sensitivity and Judgment
9:55am Zahra' Langhi: And My Mercy Encompasses All: Peace in light of Akbarian metaphysics of Compassion
10:35am Todd Lawson: The Mark of Friendship and the Structure of Sanctity in the Teachings of Ibn ‘Arabi

11:15am Break

11:30am Pierre Lory: Animal world and Perfect Man: Ibn ‘Arabi and the metaphysics of ecology
12:10pm Sa'diyya Shaikh: Ibn ‘Arabi and Reimagining Gender

12:50pm - 2:15 Break

2:15pm - 3:30pm  Workshop Session 1
Attend one of the following (pre-selection available upon pre-registration):

3:45pm - 5:00pm  Workshop Session 2
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5:15pm - 6:00pm  Panel Discussion 

6:00pm End