Practices of Reading in the Pre-Modern Arabic Tradition

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lara Harb, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
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Practices of Reading in the Pre-Modern Arabic Tradition: How were premodern Arabic texts read, conceived of, commented on, organized, and classified by their authors, contemporaries, and the inheritors of the tradition? How might this inform our own readings of them today? 250-word abstractsdue March 15th