From the category archives:


Sheila S. Blair, Writing as Signifier of Islam

Robert Hoyland, The Birth of Arabic Writing on Stone

Angelika Neuwirth, Scripture, Revelation, and Writing: The Qur’an’s Epistemic Recast of Arabian Late Antiquity

Hugh Kennedy, Baghdad as a Center of Learning and Book Production

Dana Sajdi, Chained: Orality, Authority and History

Ludvik Kalus, The Spread of Islamic Inscriptions in East and Southeast Asia

Huda Smitshuijzen Abifares, Arabic Typography and the Shaping of a Modern Design Culture

Jonathan Bloom, How Paper Changed Islamic Literary and Visual Culture

Kristine Rose Beers, Towards an Archaeology of Islamic Bookbinding

Massumeh Farhad, Reading between the Lines: Text and Image in Sixteenth-Century Iran

Heba Barakat, The Triumph of the Word: Contemporary Islamic Calligraphy Collections at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Nasser Al-Salem, Islamic Architecture & Calligraphy: The Geometric Parallel