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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) 42 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 47 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 578 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1301 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 61 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 74 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 36 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 32 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 36 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 43 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 42 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 111 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 127 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 12 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 55 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 28 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1236 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1302 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 635 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 668 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 366 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 611 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 333 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 224 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 679 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 290 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 409 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 231 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 400 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 609 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 444 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 495 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 353 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4511 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2071 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 117 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1009 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 161 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views