Poetry recital slated for Nov. 4

October 31, 2013 | Events, UToday, — Languages, Literature and Social Sciences, Medicine and Life Sciences
By Kevin Bucher

Come experience a night full of poetry and insight Monday, Nov. 4, at the “One Evening: Three Poetic Traditions English, Arabic and Urdu” poetry recital.

The event will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. in Memorial Field House Room 2420.

Dr. S. Amjad Hussain, UT trustee and professor emeritus of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, and Dr. Samir Abu-Absi, UT professor emeritus of English, will read English translations of Arabic and Urdu poetry. Ejza Rahim will share his original English poetry.

All readings will be in English with some Arabic and Urdu.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages, Arabic Program, Middle East Studies and Arabesque.

For more information, contact Dr. Gaby Semaan, UT assistant professor of Arabic, at gaby.semaan@utoledo.edu.

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