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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) 61 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 57 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 627 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1361 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 65 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 78 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) 50 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 48 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 127 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 144 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) 76 views

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

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1342 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 253 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 726 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 723 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 357 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 387 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 687 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 244 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 421 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 507 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 698 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1326 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 762 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 355 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 460 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 619 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 412 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4587 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2091 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 119 views