Dimitri Gutas, one of the world’s foremost scholars in the
field of Arabic and Islamic Studies, will be visiting
He will be giving two talks, one in the form of a campus (FASS) seminar for graduate students and interested faculty members, and the other as a public lecture for invited guests from the academic community and other walks of life.
Prof. Gutas has tentatively set “Arabic and Islamic Studies in Western Academia Today” as his seminar topic and “The Arabic-Islamic Background of Western Philosophy and Science” as the title of his public lecture.
The seminar is scheduled for 4 pm on Tuesday, 17th November, at FASS G022. The time and venue for the public lecture will be announced separately.
Some of Prof. Gutas’s numerous books and articles have also
been translated and published in
This will be Dimitri Gutas’s first visit to