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Literary Partners Program: A Journey in Words – The Poetry and Prose of Arab New York

An Evening of Recitation, Music and Film Celebrating the Early Emigrant Writers and their Contemporary Descendants

May 15, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Please join the Arab American National Museum of Dearborn, Michigan for a special night of poetry and conversation.

An evening of recitation, music and film celebrating the early immigrant writers and their contemporary descendants. Poets featured include Kahlil Gibran, Elia Abu Madi, Ameen Rihani and Mikhail Naimy of the Pen League, the group of Arab New Yorkers writing in the first half of the last century, as well as poems by Arab Americans of today. A reception will follow the program.

Sponsored by the Arab American National Museum of Dearborn, Michigan, as part of its exhibition, “Little Syria, N.Y.: An Immigrant Community’s Life and Legacy”, about first Arab immigrant community in New York, 1880s to the 1940s. (3 LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street, at Rector, May 3rd-27th)

Made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

Admission Free and Open to the Public Location Kray Hall Sponsored By Arab American National Museum of Dearborn, Michigan


May 15, 2013
6:30 pm
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