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Noah Salomon

Noah Salomon

  • Assistant Professor of Religion, Religion

Education & Professional History

Reed College, BA; University of Chicago, MA, PhD.

At Carleton since 2009.

Courses Taught This Year

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Religion

Noah Salomon (Reed College, BA; University of Chicago, MA; University of Chicago, PhD) teaches courses in Islamic Studies and theory and method in the study of religion.  He is currently working on a book that presents an ethnography of Sudan's experiment with an Islamic state from 1989 to the present, as well as a more recent project on state secularism and the construction of a Muslim minority in the new nation of South Sudan.  Noah is currently on sabbatical at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ.  List of Publications

African/African American Studies

Noah Salomon (Reed College, BA; University of Chicago, MA; University of Chicago, PhD) teaches courses in Islamic Studies and theory and method in the study of religion.  His research explores the intersection of Islamic political formations and religious discourse (praise poetry, conversion narratives, and debates on Islamic knowledge) among Sufi and Salafi Muslims in contemporary Sudan.  He is currently working on a book manuscript which attempts an ethnography of the Islamic state in Sudan from 1989 to the present as well as a new project on secularism and the construction of a new Muslim minority in the nascent state of South Sudan. Bibliography 

Profile updated October 25, 2013

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