Inspirations

This year's Spring Commencement featured mountaineer and U alum Conrad Anker as the featured speaker. Dr. Gregory C. Thompson, Associate Dean for Special Collections and Alfred Mowdood, Head of Faculty Services and Librarian, were both involved in events around Conrad Anker and his bestowal of an honorary doctorate...

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‘kabīkaj, kabīkaj, kabīkaj, yā kabīkaj iḥfaẓ al-waraq’ اختصار مختصر المقاصد الحسنة زرقاني، محمد بن عبد الباقي 1168 [1754] Ms Or. 12.48 An abridgement of Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Bāqīal-Zurqānī’s Mukhtaṣar, itself an abridgement of al-Sakhāwī’s al-Maqāṣid al-ḥasanah, a collection of ḥadīth; the present work is anonymous, but al-Jabartī (in ʻAjāʼib al-āthār,...