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Sunday at the Met—Love Speaks: A Day of Art and Poetry from the Muslim World

Poets and scholars respond to the theme of love in art and poetry from the Muslim world.

Opening Presentation:
Marie Howe, New York State Poet Laureate

Introduction:
Courtney Stewart, Senior Research Assistant, Department of Islamic Art, MMA

Lecture:
"An Ant's Egg Is the Sky: Adventures in the World of the Ghazal"
Frances Pritchett, Professor Emerita of Modern Indic Languages in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University

Poets' Introduction:
Lee Briccetti, Executive Director, Poets House

Poetry Readings:
Kazim Ali, Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Comparative Literature, Oberlin College
Meena Alexander, Distinguished Professor of English and Women's Studies, The City University of New York

Recorded May 11, 2014

Credits

Co-organized with Poets House and City Lore.

Made possible by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Lectures and Panels (149)

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SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 59 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 53 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 621 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1333 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 64 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 77 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 40 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 37 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 47 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 122 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 133 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 17 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 62 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 29 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1302 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 246 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 715 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 685 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 350 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 383 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 662 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 240 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 416 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 475 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 688 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1324 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 719 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 335 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 440 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 578 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 399 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4575 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2081 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 118 views