The Mirror of the World: Poetry and Resistance


Mar
22
2013

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  • Speaker: Tariq Ali, Journalist, Author, and Editor
  • Host Department: American Culture
  • Date: 03/22/2013
  • Time: 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Location: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

  • Description:

    This event is sponsored and organized by American Culture and co-sponsored by CSAS.

    Keynote Speaker

    Tariq Ali is an activist, political commentator, filmmaker, playwright, and novelist. A long-time editor of the London journal, New Left Review, he is the author of numerous works of historical and political analysis, including Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties (Verso, 2005); The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads, and Modernity (Verso, 2002); and Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope (Verso, 2006). He is also the author of The Islam Quintet, a critically-acclaimed series of historical novels, from Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree (1992) to Night of the Golden Butterfly (2010).

    For more information please contact:

    Howard Brick: hbrick@umich.edu

    Or go to:

    https://www.lsa.umich.edu/ac/events

    (Date, times, and conference program also available on this website.) 

     

       


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