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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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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 418 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1271 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 55 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) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 31 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 35 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 32 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 40 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 102 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 117 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 10 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 51 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 27 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1181 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 597 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 648 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1292 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 322 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 351 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 392 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 213 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 554 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 657 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 430 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 324 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 443 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 224 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 267 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 389 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 573 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4442 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2051 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 115 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 152 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 152 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 325 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 963 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1623 views