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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.
- May 7, 2011
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
2011: Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic WorldRecorded On: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Excerpts from the day-long public symposium for Illuminated Verses, Saturday, May 7, 2011
2011: Safaafir performs an Iraqi MaqamRecorded On: Saturday, May 7, 2011
The ensemble Safaafir performs an Iraqi Maqam based on a poem by al-Mutanabbi. Part of the day-long public symposium for Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World,…