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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
7:00-8:30 PM
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.
Building: Michigan Union
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

The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).