Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa

March 31, 2017
Professor Ousmane Kane
HDS Prince Awaleed bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society and Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Ousmane Kane./ Photo courtesy of the Harvard Gazette.

Ousmane Kane, the HDS Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society and professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will be speaking on his new book Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa on Monday, April 3.  Professors Ali Asani, Khaled El-Rouayheb, and Fallou Ngom will join him. Professor Kane recently sat down with the Harvard Gazette to speak about his new book, which you can read here.  In addition, he also spoke to the online journal Rorotoko here.