Dr Roxanne Marcotte

Honorary Research Senior Fellow

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

PRESENT AFFILIATION

  • Professeure titulaire (Full Professor) Département de sciences des religions -- Université du Québec à Montréal Montréal, Canada
  • Honorary Research Senior Fellow in Studies in Religion, The School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry -- The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

TEACHING AREAS

  • Islam --- Introduction to Islam; Contemporary Middle East History; Islam in the Contemporary World; Arabic; Women in Islam; Sufism; Medieval Arabic Philosophical Ethics; Islam and modernity; Islam in the Contemporary World Wide Web; Persian;
  • Religion --- Introduction to World Religions; Prophets; Religion and Science; Religion and Fundamentalism; Women and Feminism; Religion and Sexuality; Religion and Ethnoreligious Groups (in Quebec); Religion, Society and Internet; Religion, Internet and Social Media (graduate courses);

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Major Research Grant - Canadian Mulims Onlines (SSHRC/CRSH (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Insight Grant (2013-2018) - $482,194 (http://canadianmuslimsonline.uqam.ca/en)
  • Arabic and Persian Post-Avicennan Psychology (noetics)
  • Najm al-Din al-Kubra (d. 1226), A Treatise on the Science of Spiritual Wayfaring

SERVICE

MEMBERSHIP

  • Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, CSSR
  • International Society for Iranian Studies, ISIS
  • International Society for the History of Arabic and Islamic Science and Philosophy
  • Middle East Medievalists, MEM
  • Middle East Studies Association of North America, MESA
  • American Academy of Religion, AAR
  • Commission on History of Science and Technology in Islamic Societies

Research Interests

  • Islamic Studies
  • Modern and Classical Islamic Thought
  • Medieval Islamic Philosophy (Arabic and Persian)
  • Women in Islam
  • Religion and New Media

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, The University of Queensland
  • PhD - Islamic Studies, McGill University
  • Masters in Philosophy, McGill University
  • Bachelor of Arts, L'Université du Québec à Montréal

Publications

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Publications

Book

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. Suhrawardi. Tehran, Iran: Quqnûs, 2016.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. Un islam, des islams?. Paris, France: L'Harmattan, 2010.

Book Chapter

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2019). Suhrawardi. In Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy Summer 2019 ed. (pp. 1-51) Stanford, CA, United States: Metaphysics Research Lab Center for the Study of Language and Information Stanford University.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2016). Fatwas online: new patterns of production and consumption. In Noha Mellor and Khalil Rinnawi (Ed.), Political Islam and Global Media: The Boundaries of Religious Identity (pp. 231-245) Abington, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2016). Gender and sexuality online on Australian Muslim forums. In Carole M. Cusack and Jason H. Prior (Ed.), Religion, Sexuality and Spirituality () London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2016). Let’s talk about sex: Australian Muslim online discussions. In Anna Piela (Ed.), Islam and the Media () Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Roxanne D. Marcotte (2013). Suhrawardî al-Maqtûl, the Martyr of Aleppo. In Orthodoxy and Heresy in Islam: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies: Accusation, Condemnation and Persecution (pp. 111-133) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2012). Ibn Miskawayh's Tartib al-Sa'adat (The Order of Happiness). In Y. Tzvi Langermann (Ed.), Monotheism and Ethics: Historical and Contemporary Intersections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (pp. 141-161) Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2012). Suhrawardi. In Edward N. Zalta (Ed.), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Summer 2012 ed. (pp. x-x) Stanford, United States: Stanford University, Center for the Study of Language and Information.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. [Роксана Маркот] (2011). Suhrawardi's realm of the imaginal. In Янис Эшотс (Yanis Eshots) (Ed.), Ишрак: Ежегодник исламской философии (pp. 68-79) Moscow, Russia: Издательская фирма «Восточная литература» РАН [Vostochnaya Literatura Publishers]. Russian Academy of Sciences. Institute of Philosophy, Iranian Institute of Philosophy, Islamic culture research foundation.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2010). Abu l-Barakat al-Bagdadi. In Henrik Lagerlund (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy between 500 and 1500 (pp. 10-12) Dordrech, The Netherlands: Springer.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2010). Muslim women's scholarship and the new gender Jihad. In Zayn R. Kassam (Ed.), Women and Islam (pp. 131-162) Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.: Praeger.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2010). The 'religionated' body: Fatwas and body parts. In Elizabeth Burns Coleman and Kevin White (Ed.), Medicine, Religion, and the Body (pp. 27-49) Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston, U.S.A.: Brill.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2008). Muslimske, dynamika a paradox odporu. In Michaela Moravciková and Lucia Grešková (Ed.), Ženy a náboženstvá II (pp. 119-136) Bratislava, Slovakia: Institute for State-Church Relations.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2008). Muslimske, dynamika a paradox odporu = Muslim veils, the dynamics and paradox of resistance. In Michaela Moravciková and Lucia Grešková (Ed.), Ženy a náboženstvá II = Women and religions II (pp. 137-154) Bratislava, Slovakia: Institute for State-Church Relations.

  • Marcotte, R. D. (2008). The Qur'ān in Egypt I: Bint al-Shāti on women's emancipation. In K. Mohammed and A. Rippin (Ed.), Coming to terms with the Qur'an (pp. 179-208) U.S.: Islamic Publications International.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2007). Suhrawardi. In Edward N. Zalta (Ed.), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (pp. xx-xx) Stanford, United States: Stanford University, Center for the Study of Language and Information.

  • Marcotte, R. D. (2005). Identity, power, and the Islamist discourse on women: An exploration of Islamism and gender issues in Egypt. In N. Lahoud and A. H. Johns (Ed.), Islam in World Politics (pp. 67-92) Oxon: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203356920

  • Marcotte, R. D. (2005). Reason ('aql) and Direct Intuition (mushada) in the Works of Shihal-Dal-Suhraward (d. 587/1191). In T Lawson (Ed.), Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism in Muslin Thought 1 ed. (pp. 221-234) London: I. B Tauris & Co.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2004). Resurrection (ma‘ad) in the Persian Hayat al-Nufus of Isma‘il Muhammad Ibn Rizi (fl. ca. 679 / 1280): The Avicennan Background. In Jon McGinnis (Ed.), Interpreting Avicenna: Science and philosophy in medieval Islam (pp. 213-235) Leiden, Germany: Brill Academic.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2002). Les-facultés internes selon le commentaire de Shahrazuri (m. ca. 1288) du Hikmat al-ishraq de Suhraward (m. 1191). Notes préliminaires. In Maria Szuppe (Ed.), Iran: Question et connaissances. Acte du IVe congrès européen des études iraniennes organisé par la Societas Iranologica Europaea, Paris, 6-10 septembre, 1999 (pp. 411-425) Paris: Association pour l'avancement des études iraniennes, 2002-2003.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2002). Suqrat va Suhravardi: Payvandha-yi Tarikhi. In Musa S. Dibadj (Ed.), Suqrat: Filsuf-i Guft u Gu (pp. 109-135) Tehran, Iran: The International Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations; with the cooperation of the CRB.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (1998). Suhawardi's psychology in the Physics of the Arabic al-Lamahat [The Flashes of Light]: Some remarks. In Siti Handaroh (Ed.), The Qur'an and philosophical reflections (pp. 51-64) Yogyakarta , Indonesia: Indonesian Academic Society XXI.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2015). Contours d’une théologie féministe musulmane émergente. In: 7e Congrès international de recherche féministe dans la francophonie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal (Canada), (). 24-28 August 2015.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2015). New Media and Canadian Muslim Diasporas: What are they telling us about Community?. In: Annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), (Canada), (). 12-16 July 2015.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2015). Prospects and Pitfalls of Salfism in the West and the Ambiguous Power of New Media. In: Annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), (Canada), (). 12-16 July 2015.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D., Selby, Rubina, Ramji, Jennifer and Anderson, A. Brenda (2015). Roundtable: Internet, religiosity and Canadian Muslims Online. In: Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion / Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de la Religion (CSSR/SCÉR), University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canada, (). 30 May - 2 June 2015.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2015). Salafism’s Inroads into Canadian Digital Realm. In: Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion / Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de la Religion (CSSR/SCÉR), University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canada, (). 30 May - 2 June 2015.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2006). Notes lexicographiqes sur la Physique de la Qasidah-yi asrar-i al-hikma d'Abu al-'Abbas al-Lawkari (mort apres 503-1109). In: Antonio Panaino and Riccardo Zipoli, Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the Societas Iranologica Europaea. Vol. II. Classical and Contemporary Iranian Studies. 5th Conference of the Societas Iranologica Europaea, Ravenna, Italy, (75-91). 6-11 October 2003.

  • Marcotte, R. D. (2004). Resurrection (ma'd) in the Persian ayHayt al-Nuf of Ism Muhammad Ibn Rz (fl. ca. 679/1280): The Avicennan background. In: Jon Mcginnis and David C. Reisman, Interpreting Avicenna: Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam: Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Avicenna Study Group. Second Conference of the Avicenna Study Group, University of Mainz, (213-235). 8-13 September.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2000). Metaphysique neoplatonicienne orientale et anthropologie philosophique (Avicenne et Suhrawardi). In: Luc langlois and Jan-Marc Narbonne, La metaphysique, son histoire, crique, enjeux. XXVIIe Congres de l'Association des Societes de Philosophie de Langue Francaise (A.S.P.L.F.), Québec City, Québec, Canada, (79-86). 18-22 August1998.

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

  • Marcotte, R. D. (2003) Night of power in McAuliffe and Jane Dammen (eds.) Encyclopedia of the Qur'an. 1 Netherlands: EJ Brill

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Roxanne Marcotte is not currently available to take on new students.

Completed Supervision