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Old Fire in New Words for the Kurdish New Year: Poetry and Translation

Friday, March 26, 2021 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Moderator:

Dr. Tyler Fisher, Associate Professor, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida 

 

Speakers: 

Two Centuries of the Erotic in Kurdish Poetry 

Dr. Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse , AUIS Assistant Professor and Director of Kashkul Center for Arts & Culture 

 

Something Missing from this World: New Currents in Contemporary Kurdish Poetry 

David Shook, Poet, Translator, Editor 

 

Music: 

Dr. Nahro Zagros, Soran University 

 

Poetry Reading: 

David Shook; Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse; Zêdan Xelef, Tyler Fisher, and Haidar Khezri 

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Kurdish Political Studies Program 407-823-2040 kurdish@ucf.edu

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