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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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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1207 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 69 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 25 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 30 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 29 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 27 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 31 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 84 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 107 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 121 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 9 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 42 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 24 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1118 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 498 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 620 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1282 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 301 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 267 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 326 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 189 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 482 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 610 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 402 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 256 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 334 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 208 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 224 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 361 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 504 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4359 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2011 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 107 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 130 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 138 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 311 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 856 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1471 views

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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 177 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 150 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
(01:06:58) 92 views