The Devils in the Details: Sakkaki’s Magic Book of Everything

Event time: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 9:30pm
Event Description: 
Dr. Emily Selove, Senior Lecturer of Medieval Arabic Language and Literature, at the University of Exeter, discuses her Leverhulme-funded research project, “A Sorcerer’s Handbook,” which will create an edition, translation, and literary study of Siraj al-Din al-Sakkaki’s (d. 1229) Arabic encyclopedia of practical magic.
In conversation with Professor Travis Zadeh of the Department of Religious Studies, Yale University.