Mizan Series is published by the Ilex Foundation in partnership with the Center for Hellenic Studies.

Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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1.Cover: Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation

Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation

Lewis, A. David
Lund, Martin

The roster of Muslim superheroes in the comic book medium has grown over the years, as has the complexity of their depictions. Muslim Superheroes tracks the initial absence, reluctant inclusion, tokenistic employment, and then nuanced scripting of Islamic protagonists in the American superhero comic book market and beyond.

2.Cover: Muslims and US Politics Today: A Defining Moment

Muslims and US Politics Today: A Defining Moment

Khalil, Mohammad Hassan

The 21st century has been a volatile period for American Muslims. Yet despite anti-Muslim bias, American Muslims now have unprecedented avenues of influence in U.S. politics. In this critically-timed volume, Mohammad Hassan Khalil has drawn on leading scholars to provide a deep look at the rich political history and future of American Muslims.

3.Cover: The End of Middle East History and Other Conjectures

The End of Middle East History and Other Conjectures

Bulliet, Richard W.

After fifty years of posing and answering daring historical questions, Richard Bulliet tackles an array of topics as diverse as the origin of civilization, the Big Bang–Big Crunch theory of Islamic history, the “Muslim South,” counterfactual history, future political events, and future interpretations of the 20th century in his imaginative essays.

4.Cover: Deconstructing Islamic Studies

Deconstructing Islamic Studies

Daneshgar, Majid
Hughes, Aaron W.

This volume deconstructs the ways in which classical Muslim scholarship has structured and continues to structure the modern study of Islam. It explores how classical subjects have been approached traditionally, theologically, and secularly, in addition to examining some of the tensions inherent in these approaches.

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Jacket: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom, by James Danckert and John D. Eastwood, from Harvard University Press

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‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.