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Poets and scholars respond to the theme of love in art and poetry in the Muslim world. Presentation by Frances Pritchett, Professor Emerita of Modern Indic Languages, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University. Poetry readings by Kazim Ali, Meena Alexander, and Marie Howe, New York State Poet Laureate.
Part of Sunday at the Met—Love Speaks: A Day of Art and Poetry from the Muslim World.
This program is a part of Love Speaks: A Day of Art and Poetry from the Muslim World, an exploration of the many facets of love through poetry performances, workshops, and artist demonstrations in the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Co-organized with Poets House and City Lore.
Made possible by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
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