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Global Arabic Poetry Readings

Friday, December 14, 2012
5:00 AM
2011 MLB Modern Languages Building

Please join us for a translation celebration of contemporary Arab poetry. Enjoy recitations in the original Arabic by the poets themselves and translations into English by University of Michigan students. Eight poets will join us live via videoconferencing: Zainab Laith (Bahrain), Ahmad Al Shahawy (Cairo), Nizar Chakroun (Tunisia), Driss Allouch (Morrocco), Saadiah Mufarreh (Kuwait), Musa Hawamdeh (Jordan), Ibtesam Al-Mutwakel (Yemen), Abdul Nabi Bazzi (Lebanon - Canada)