Saturday, May 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM


2:00 PM – Check-in

2:15 PM –  Lecture Part I
Title: The Impact of Islam on the People & Arabic of Palestine [an analysis of ʿAbd al-Ghanī al-Nābulsī’s (d. 1143/1731) travelogue of major cities of Palestine]  

[Speaker: Ustādh Firas AlKhateeb]

3:15-3:30 PM – Break

3:30-4:30 PM – Lecture Part II

4:30-5:30 PM – Discussion and Q&A
Title: What it means to Study at Darul Qasim

[Presenters: Mawlana Ismaael Iqbal & Ustadh Firas AlKhateeb]


Ustādh Firas Alkhateeb
Firas Alkhateeb holds a B.A. in History from the University of Illinois – Chicago and an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, with a focus on Ottoman intellectual history and Islamic legal theory. He is the author of Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Muslim Civilization from the Past. He previously taught Islamic History at Universal School in Bridgeview, IL from 2010 to 2015. He has been teaching at Darul Qasim since 2014.
Mawlānā Ismaael Iqbal
Ismaael Iqbal studied at Jamiatul Husanain in Indianapolis for five years covering advanced Arabic literature, Tafseer of the Holy Quran, Sciences of Hadith, Interfaith and comparative religion, Fiqh, and Laws of Jurisprudence and Aqeedah. He also completed the Alimiyyah program  at al-Husnain, Pakistan  under the tutelage of scholars like Maulana Tariq Jamil, Maulana Ubaidullah, Sheikh Ramzi Al Habib, and others.


Registration is FREE. Refreshments will be provided.


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