Sahra Shi'riyya (An Evening of Poetry)


Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:00pm to 7:00pm


CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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The CMES Working Group on Middle East Literature in Transition: New Frontiers in the 21st Century is pleased to present

"Mahmud Qabadu: Poet of the Islamic Nahda in XIXth-century Tunisia"
Youssef Ben Ismail

"Archaeological Poetics: Archiving Ottoman History in Ahmad Shawqi’s Works"
Ceyhun Arslan

"Badr Shakir al-Sayyab: Breaking the Backbone of Poetry"
Daniel Behar

"Ahmad Fuad Nagm: Political Poetry in the Vernacular"
Sarah Moawad

"Humanizing the Other: A Reading in Mahmud Darwish’s Poems"
Yousif Hanna

Presentations in English with Arabic recitations.

Contact: Elizabeth Flanagan