May 17, 2020
Dr. Rachel Schine speaks about
understandings of race and blackness in premodern Islamic(ate)
societies through the tale of Delhemma, a popular epic of rival families and 'Abd
al-Wahhāb, the black offspring of Fāṭimah, the eponymous Delhemma
(lit. "the one of high aspiration"), disowned by her husband.