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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

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March 23, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm
Syrian Dreams-Siren 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.

This event is part of Arab Heritage Month at the University of Michigan.

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, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English Language and Literature, Helen Zell Writers' Program, Department of Women's Studies, OAMI, Global Scholars Program, Multi Ethnic Student Affairs, Unitarian Universalist Justice for the Middle East Group, Center for World Performance Studies, Residential College, Program in Transcultural Studies, Conflict & Peace Initiative
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When and Where

Map Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) - Rackham Amphitheatre

March 2018

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Aliyan Hassan Auditorium, The Arab American National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126

6:00pm - 8:00pm

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