CIS News for December 2019

CIS is delighted to share that Carol Bier will be presenting a lecture sponsored by the Society for Asian Art, titled, “Sufism, Beauty, Love: Ecstasy and Rapture of Islam in Asia” Dec 6, 2019, 10:30am - 12:30pm. State Building, Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco More info:

Congratulations to Mahjabeen Dhala who will be speaking via Skype at the Second Muslim Unity Conference (Northern California Islamic Council) to be held on Sat Dec 7, 2019 in San Jose, and at the Development and Relief Foundation in Houston, Texas on the same day. 

CIS is delighted to host an interactive gallery program, titled, “Islamic Aesthetics: Said Nuseibeh’s Photographs of Isfahani Architecture,” based on his exhibition of 17 photographs of Isfahan’s monumental architecture at the Bade Museum on the campus of the Pacific School of Religion. Dec 9, 2019, 4-7:30pm, Bade Museum. Discussions led by Carol Bier and Said Nuseibeh followed by a reception. All welcome. More info: