Middle East Studies

Elias Muhanna Awarded ACLS Research Fellowship

February 24, 2015

Elias Muhanna has been awarded a year-long research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), for a project entitled: “Big Data in the Medieval Islamic World: Classical Arabic Encyclopedias in their Golden Age“. He will spend the 2015-16 academic year completing a book on classical and early modern Arabic encyclopedic literature.

Elias Muhanna is the Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University, and the director of the Digital Islamic Humanities Project.