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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) 53 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 49 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 609 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1316 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 63 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 76 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 39 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) 48 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 43 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 114 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 128 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 16 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) 1263 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1317 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 655 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 676 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 344 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 372 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 235 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 656 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 696 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 307 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 424 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 235 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 407 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 631 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 462 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 533 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 381 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4541 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2078 views

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

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 333 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1030 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 166 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 160 views