The Edwards Lecture is a forum where recognized scholars in religion and philosophy are invited to share their work with the campus community.
Dr. Omid Safi is professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University and the Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center. He is the author and editor of several books about Islam. He appears frequently as an expert about Islam in the New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, PBS, NPR, NBC, BBC, CNN, and international media.
Dr. Safi’s lecture is sponsored by the Raana Akbar Memorial Lecture Series, in conjunction with the Edwards Lecture in Philosophy and Religion Series.
This event is free and open to the public.