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Bridging Cultures: Poetries of the Islamic World

National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jim Leach
Sylviane Diouf
Ammiel Alcalay
Pierre Joris
 Yemeni Wedding Procession
 Yemeni Wedding Dance
A Symposium at the Borough of Manhattan Community College
Date and Time: 
May 7, 2011 - 8:00AM to 9:30PM
Event Location: 
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street
Free and Open to the Public

This day-long symposium on the poetries of the Islamic world brings together scholars, poets and writers from around the globe and features panel discussions and performances of classical, sung and contemporary poetry.

with Najwa Adra, Muzaffar Alam, Ammiel Alcalay, Kazim Ali, Reza Aslan, Kaveh Bassiri, Clarissa Burt, Steven Caton, Sylviane Diouf, Pierre Joris, Mohja Kahf, Persis Karim, Khaled Mattawa, Jawid Mojaddedi, Stefania Pandolfo, Frances W. Pritchett, Mahwash Shoaib & Others.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House and CityLore
Event Type: 
Illuminated Verses