Plan your Trip to Atlanta! IQSA Annual Meeting Program Highlights

Plan your Trip to Atlanta! IQSA Annual Meeting Program Highlights

cropped-header3.jpgThe IQSA Annual Meeting in Atlanta is just a few weeks away! As you plan your trip, please note the following special events on the program, which starts Friday 20 November:

Presidential Address – Free and Open to the Public!

Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College: The Problematic of Prophecy
Ebrahim Moosa, University of Notre Dame, Respondent

Friday 20 November
4:00-5:15 p.m.
Room: M104 (Marquis Level) – Marriott

IQSA Reception – Free and Open to the Public!

Friday 20 November
5:15-6:30 p.m.
Room: M105 (Marquis Level) – Marriott

IQSA Business Meeting – All IQSA members should attend!

Sunday 22 November
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
M105 (Marquis Level) – Marriott

IQSA Graduate Student Reception – New day and time!

Sunday 22 November
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Room: L504-L505 (Lobby Level) – Marriott

All students in Qur’anic and Islamic Studies attending the IQSA sessions are welcome to join. Food/drink will be served. A number of senior professors in Qur’anic Studies will be in attendance for informal conversation/mentorship. You can RSVP to

We hope to see you at these important events! Thank you!

© International Qur’anic Studies Association, 2015. All rights reserved.

Nomination of President-Elect Now Open to IQSA Members

by Holger Zellentin, Chair of the IQSA Nominations Committee

All members of IQSA are encouraged to propose names for the position of the next IQSA President-Elect!



The Nominations Committee are now accepting nominations for the position. The next President-Elect will be elected in 2015 and, pending confirmation at next year’s Annual Meeting, will then serve as President-Elect in 2016 and as President of IQSA in 2017. Please send your nomination to 

Non-members interested in participating in the IQSA nomination process must first become members of IQSA by completing the online membership form (here), and then may submit their nominations by email to

Nominations for President-Elect must be received in advance of the Annual Meeting beginning on Friday 21 November. As a reminder, all IQSA members are welcome to attend the Business Meeting of this year’s Annual Meeting, which will take place on Sunday 23 November, 11:30-12:00, Room 24 C (Upper Level) in the San Diego Convention Center.

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All IQSA Members Urged to Attend Business Meeting in San Diego, Sunday 23 November

cropped-header22.pngThe IQSA Business Meeting will take place at our Annual Meeting in San Diego on Sunday 23 November from 11:30 AM until 12:00 noon (after a panel on the Qur’an and the Biblical Tradition). All IQSA members (and only IQSA members) are strongly encouraged to attend the Business Meeting, when IQSA’s acting President, Andrew Rippin, will present to a vote of IQSA members-in-attendance the nominees for the 2015 President-Elect and a fifth member of the Nominating Committee. It’s not too late to register for a free 2014 IQSA membership! Just submit an online Membership Form here. Then take advantage of your membership by participating in the Business Meeting!

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