Program

 

5-Jun
12:30–13:00 Opening Remarks
13:00–14:00 Intercultural Conversation with Penda Mbow and Cemalnur Hoca
14:00–14:30 SHORT BREAK
Figures, Forces, and Localities
Chair: Mamarame Seck
14:30–15:15 Djim Dramé, “Naissance et évolution de la poésie soufie: l’exemple sénégalais”
Respondent: Tamara Turner
15:15–16:00 Ibrahima Thioub, “Le Jazawu Sakkoor de Shaykh Musa Ka: une lecture confrerique de la crise des pouvoirs ceddo en Senegambie”
Respondent: Mamarame Seck
16:00–16:30 SHORT BREAK
Choreographing Transcendence
Chair: Rachel Harris
16:30–17:15 Ann E. Lucas, “Listening for God, Moving for the Soul: The Problem of Dancing with Listening in the Medieval Islamic Tradition”
Respondent: Rachel Harris
17:15–18:00 Laurie Margot Ross, “The Mask as Conduit for Knowing God in Indonesia”
Respondent: Matthew Rahaim
6-Jun
Staging “Sufism”
Chair: Michael A. Figueroa
09:15–10:00 Richard Jankowsky, “Ambiguities of Staging Sufi Music”
Respondent: Cheikh Tidiane Fall
10:00–10:45 Richard K. Wolf, The “Sufi” in the world: Visibility, esotericism, and local knowledge in the Panjab and Badakhshan”
Respondent: Hüseyin Özkılıç
10:45–11:15 SHORT BREAK
11:15–12:00 Matthew Rahaim, “Samā and Sūfī-Gān”
Respondent: Laurie Margot Ross
12:00–13:30 LONG BREAK
Geneses and Genealogies
Chair: Carl Ernst
13:30–14:15 Penda Mbow, “La Burda, hymne religieux et poème lyrique: son introduction au Sénégal”
Respondent: Ali Colleen Neff
14:15–15:00 Cheikh Tidiane Fall, “L’Apologie défensive d’Abul Abâss Ahmat At Tijânî à travers le poème: Fa ilayka Yabna Mahamadine Nâdânî de Cheikh Ahmad Tidiane Sy Al Maktoum”
Respondent: Richard Jankowsky
15:00–15:30 SHORT BREAK
15:00–15:45 Hüseyin Özkılıç, “Compositions and Structure of Mevlevîyye Ritual in Light of Hisarbûselik Mevlevî Âyîn”
Respondent: Richard K. Wolf
7-Jun
Communal (Re-)Configurations
Chair: Ann E. Lucas
09:15–10:00 Tamara Turner, “Musical (Re-)Configurations of Social ‘Warmth’: Sensing, Suffering, and Trance in an Algerian Sufi Community”
Respondent: Djim Dramé
10:00–10:45 Rachel Harris, “Sufi Practice in Chinese Central Asia”
Respondent: Ann E. Lucas
10:45–11:30 Vasfi Emre Ömürlü, “Musical Aspects of Traditional Rifâî Dhikr: “Kıyam Kelîme-i Tevhîd”
Respondent: Carl Ernst
11:30–12:00 SHORT BREAK
Sufi Voice at the Limits
Chair: Penda Mbow
12:00–12:45 Ali Colleen Neff, “I Am a Woman Who Calls Allah’s Name: The Feminine Voices of Senegalese Sufism”
Respondent: Penda Mbow
12:45–1:30 Mamarame Seck, “La chanson soufie au Sénégal: les limites de la définition d’un genre hybride”
Respondent: Ibrahima Thioub
1:30–2:00 Closing Remarks