Mirina Paananen (University of Oxford)
Tariq Moqbel (University of Cambridge)
Plato argued that the spoken word trains the memory better than the printed text, and in the Islamic tradition recitation has been recognized as a preferred way of reading the Quran. This session asks how the medium of sound changes not only our experience but our understanding of a text.
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