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Memorial in Honor of Iraqi poet, Muthaffar Al Nawwab

Memorial in Honor of Iraqi poet, Muthaffar Al Nawwab

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Date(s) - 06/12/2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Arab American Cultural & Community Center

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Cost:
Free USD
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Website:
http://www.acchouston.org/
Phone:
(832) 351-3366
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Arab American Cultural & Community Center


HOUSTON, TX and VIRTUAL EVENT

Dear Friends,
I would like to invite you to a special event to honor the legacy of the Iraqi poet, Muthaffar Al Nawwab, who passed away on May 20, 2022. The event will be in person and in Arabic. Zoom option will be available:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 867 2054 2126
Passcode: 646353
The event will be held at the ACC on Sunday, June 12 @ 2-4 PM.
• 10555 Stancliff Rd, Houston, TX 77099
The agenda will include:
1- Writer and essayist Latif Adnan: introduction
2- Aziz Shaibani: life of Al Nawwab: a personal story
3- Novelist Sinan Antoon: the significance of Al Nawwab on the Iraqi literary political discourse: Will join from Cairo via zoom
4- Poet and physician Fady Joudah: The poetic and revolutionary in the poetry of Al Nawwab
5- Poet Raifat Al Bujairami: the legacy of Al Nawwab in the Palestinian context.
6- Writer Jassim Al Mutair: with Al Nawwab in the prison: Will join from the Netherlands via zoom
7- Aziz Shaibani: the Al Nawwab effect on the Iraqi songs.
The speeches will be short, informative, and reflective.
Parking will be Free. Coffee will be served.
The event will be open to the public.
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