Afaf Nash reads "there is still a sun that rises…"by Abdul Satar (Abu Ali), from the documentary film A Candle for the Shabandar Cafe (directed by Emad Ali). Susan Slyomovics reads the English translation of the same poem.
The Emerging Cultural and Creative Industries in the Greater China Economy: The Cross-strait Co-opetitive Strategy
Professor DONG, is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UCLA and UCSD. He specializes in digital content and cultural & creative industries, industrial research of motion pictures, innovation & entrepreneurship and investment, intellectual property and Asia-Pacific business strategies.
A public lecture by Professor Yong HU on how the Internet helps build links and facilitates collective action in China.
A talk and reading by Abbas Maroufi, author of The Symphony of the Dead
Poet Maged Zaher
A lecture by Paul Walker, University of Chicago
Student group's annual event to feature drama, dance and music performance
Professor Laure Murat is this year's lone UCLA recipient
UCLA Film and Television Archive celebrates tradition, conviction of Iranian filmmakers with eight-part series
UCLA Professor Alain Mabanckou will celebrate the American debut of his award-winning and recently translated book "Memoirs of a Porcupine" with a reading at the Hammer Museum on May 1, 2012.
Center for Near Eastern Studies collaborates to keep memory of al-Mutanabbi Street alive
Manthia Diawara will provide an analysis of the films of Abderrhamane Sissako and Haroun Mahat Saleh
Manthia Diawara, NYU.
A lecture by filmmaker Leelai Demoz
A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.
Dr. Akinwumi Adesokan, Indiana University
From the panel discussion "Secularism and Gender in Iran of Today"
Aram Saroyan reads "Night in Hamdan" by Saadi Yousef, translated by Khaled Mattawa, followed by his own poem "Autobiography".
Beau Beausoleil reads "TV Terror" by Huda Al-Marashi and follows with closing remarks for the reading.
Elline Lipkin reads Adnan Mohsen's "More Rare," followed by her own poem written with Aga Shahid Ali entitled "Al-Mutanabbi Street."
Jim Natal reads his own poem entitled "The Street of the Poet".
Tania Baban reads "A Half-Burned Page on Al Mutanabbi Street" by Dunya Mikhail in Arabic. Jen Hofer reads the English translation of the same poem, translated by Dunya Mikhail, Dima Hilal, and Beau Beausoleil. She follows with her own poem "less then more then less again".
Christopher Donnan’s revelations Naymlap and his findings at two sites are detailed in his new 268-page book “Chotuna and Chornancap: Excavating an Ancient Peruvian Legend.”
Podcast introduction of an audio/visual project in which the sights and sounds of daily life in Jerusalem are transformed into a work of art.
UCLA community unites to remember those lost from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago
"Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake," an exhibit featuring large-scale photographs, short articles and videos, runs until April 15 at the Fowler Museum.
Janet Sternburg reads a poem written in the 10th century by an anonymous author, followed by her own poem entitled "Seeds".
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