ADRA, BASSIRI, CATON, DIOUF & More in NYC
- Illuminated Verses: Bridging Cultures: Poetries of the Islamic World
Saturday, May 7 @ 8 AM to 9 PM
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers Street
New York, NY
For details, visit www.poetshouse.org.
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.
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.