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CMENAS Event. Salts of the Earth with Zamzam and Honey: Spoken Word Performances by Poet Mohja Kahf

Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature, University of Arkansas
Friday, March 23, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM
Rackham Amphitheatre Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
March 23, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm
Syrian Dreams-Syrian Blasts
Kahf will share her poetry on Syria and exile, Hagar and Sarah, the little mosque on the corner, and big white granny panties. Kahf's poetry performance explodes on stage in living color and inspires audience participation.

March 24, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm
Poems of Hagar & Her Sisters
Kahf will read and perform from her Hagar Poems, which received an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Arab American Book Award.

Kahf is a Safe Zone ally for LGBTQ folk.

Cosponsors:
Department of American Culture, Arab and Muslim American Studies, Center for Arab American Studies, Islamic Studies Program, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Middle East and Arab Network, Students Organizing for Syria, Yoni Ki Baat, Michigan Refugee Assistance Program, Students for International Refugee Awareness, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Performance
Tags: Art, Inclusion, LGBT, Middle East Studies, Multicultural, Poetry, Social
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies, International Institute, Islamic Studies Program , Department of American Culture, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)
Upcoming Dates:
Friday, March 23, 2018 4:00-6:00 PM