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. (2016). Suhrawardi. Tehran, Iran: Quqnûs.

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

Book Chapter

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2019). La noétique d’Abū al-Barakāt al-Baghdādī. Noétique et théorie de la connaissance dans la philosophie arabe du IXe au XIIe siècle. (pp. 361-398) edited by Meryem Sebti and Daniel De Smet. Paris, France: Librairie philosophique J. Vrin.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2019). La noétique d’Abū al-‘Abbās al-Lawkarī. Noétique et théorie de la connaissance dans la philosophie arabe du IXe au XIIe siècle. (pp. 311-337) edited by Meryem Sebti and Daniel De Smet. Paris, France: Librairie philosophique J. Vrin.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2019). Suhrawardi. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (pp. 1-57) edited by Edward N. Zalta. Stanford, CA, United States: Stanford University * Center for the Study of Language and Information.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2019). Suhrawardi. Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. (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. Political Islam and Global Media: The Boundaries of Religious Identity. (pp. 231-245) edited by Noha Mellor and Khalil Rinnawi. Abington, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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

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

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2014). Suhrawardī al-Maqtūl – the Martyr of Aleppo [2001]. Orthodoxy and Heresy in Islam (4 vols.). (pp. 111-133) edited by Maribel Fierro. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Roxanne D. Marcotte (2013). Suhrawardî al-Maqtûl, the Martyr of Aleppo. 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). Monotheism and Ethics: Historical and Contemporary Intersections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (pp. 141-161) edited by Y. Tzvi Langermann. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004217416_010

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2012). Suhrawardi. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (pp. x-x) edited by Edward N. Zalta. 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. Ишрак: Ежегодник исламской философии. (pp. 68-79) edited by Янис Эшотс (Yanis Eshots). 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. Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy between 500 and 1500. (pp. 10-12) edited by Henrik Lagerlund. Dordrech, The Netherlands: Springer.

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

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2010). The 'religionated' body: Fatwas and body parts. Medicine, Religion, and the Body. (pp. 27-49) edited by Elizabeth Burns Coleman and Kevin White. Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston, U.S.A.: Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004179707.i-300.16

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

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

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

  • Marcotte, Roxanne (2007). Suhrawardi. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (pp. xx-xx) edited by Edward N. Zalta. 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. Islam in World Politics. (pp. 67-92) edited by N. Lahoud and A. H. Johns. 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). Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism in Muslin Thought. (pp. 221-234) edited by T Lawson. 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. Interpreting Avicenna: Science and philosophy in medieval Islam. (pp. 213-235) edited by Jon McGinnis. 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. 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) edited by Maria Szuppe. Paris: Association pour l'avancement des études iraniennes, 2002-2003.

  • Marcotte, Roxanne D. (2002). Suqrat va Suhravardi: Payvandha-yi Tarikhi. Suqrat: Filsuf-i Guft u Gu. (pp. 109-135) edited by Musa S. Dibadj. 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. The Qur'an and philosophical reflections. (pp. 51-64) edited by Siti Handaroh. Yogyakarta , Indonesia: Indonesian Academic Society XXI.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

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

Completed Supervision