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Stories Never Told: Yemen’s Crises & Renaissance

Hanan Ali Yahya, local Yemeni-American social entrepreneur
Friday, February 22, 2019
6:00-10:00 PM
1010 Weiser Hall Map
Stories Never Told is a traveling display curated by local Yemeni-American social entrepreneur Hanan Ali Yahya. The display visually narrates the artistic renaissance born out of Yemen’s crises. It will pilot at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn in February 2019 and travel through Michigan, parts of the United States, and beyond. The gallery will feature the visual art, short films, poetry, writing and productions of Yemeni artists residing in Yemen and the diaspora.

Doors will open at 6:00 PM, and there will be a film showing and talkback at 7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public, however, an RSVP is required at:

Sponsored by U-M's Global Islamic Studies Center and Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, in partnership with the Arab American National Museum.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.

This display will have two showings, one in Dearborn at the Arab American National Museum on February 21st and one in Ann Arbor at Weiser Hall on February 22nd. Please ensure you RSVP to whichever showing you plan to attend by navigating the events tab on the GISC website.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Exhibition
Tags: Art, Culture, Exhibition, International, Middle East Studies, Poetry, Visual Arts, Writing, Yemen
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).