Syrianamericana: A Nation-State of Mind featuring Omar Offendum at CSUSB
Date(s) - 01/29/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santos Manuel Student Union at Cal-State San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
About this Event
“Syrianamericana: A Nation-State of Mind”
From the jasmine tree-lined courtyards of Nizar Qabbani’s Damascene homes to the flooded riverbanks of Langston Hughes’ Harlem Renaissance poems, this unique performance-lecture is equal parts presentation / conversation. With a decade-long artistic journey that has both paralleled the rise of social media & borne witness to major sociopolitical shifts in Syria, Omar Offendum discusses how he’s been able to develop a special blend of Hip-Hop & Arabic poetry to bridge cultural divides.