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Bridging Cultures: Poetries of the Islamic World

A Symposium at the Borough of Manhattan Community College

May 7, 2011 | 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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.

Admission Free and Open to the Public Location BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street Sponsored By Poets House and CityLore


May 7, 2011
8:00 am - 9:30 pm