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The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf by Mohja Kahf

This year's OneBook is The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf by Mohja Kahf. She will give a talk via Zoom with us on November 15, 2017.

Mohja Kahf (pronounced MOH-zha-KOFF) is a Syrian-American author. In addition to her prose novels, she is also a well-regarded poet, with two acclaimed books of poetry. Emails from Scheherazad was a finalist for the 2004 Paterson Poetry Prize, while Hagar Poems was released in 2016 to positive reviews. From 2004 to 2007, she wrote a regular column on sexuality for the now-defunct website MuslimWakeup! and authored the nonfiction work Western Representation of the Muslim Woman: From Termagant to Odalisque. She is currently Professor of Comparative Literature in the Religious Studies department of the University of Arkansas.

Events

Date/Time Description Location
11/15/2017
11-12:30 p.m.
Empty Bowls Lunch - IU East Ceramics students and community potters create handcrafted bowls. In exchange for a cash donation to benefit Exodus Refugee Immigration, guests select a bowl which will be filled with their choice of delicious soup. Whitewater Hall Lobby
11/15/2017
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Poetry Session
Poetry Workshop and Performance with Syed Umar Warsi.
Whitewater Hall, Community Room
11/15/2017
2:30-4 p.m.
Poster Session Whitewater Hall, Meijer Artway
Snacks & Recorded Author Video Whitewater Hall, Vivian Auditorium
11/15/2017
5:30 p.m.
Live Video Lecture & Discussion
RSVP at onebook2017.eventbrite.com
Whitewater Hall, Vivian Auditorium

Resources

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