Islamic Books Reading Group. Book Discussion: Attar's Conference of the Birds
Cameron Cross, assistant professor of Iranian studies, U-M
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
2105A Michigan Union Map
Join us to discuss the amazing epic poem, "Conference of the Birds," by Sufi poet, Attar! The conversation free and open to the public. The discussion will be led by Professor Cameron Cross, of the University of Michigan. Participants should read the book prior to the meeting. We will discuss the new translation by Sholeh Wolpé, published by Norton. It is on sale at Literati Bookstore in downtown Ann Arbor.
|Event Type:||Social / Informal Gathering|
|Tags:||Arts of Islam, Discussion, International, Muslim, Poetry, Writing|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies|
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