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“The Wakhis at Musical Crossroads of Tajikistan and Pakistan” Richard Wolf

Speaker: Richard Wolf, Department of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard

October 01, 2014: 1:00 pm

“The Presence of Poetry: Meditations on Arabic Sufi Poetry Performance and Ritual in Contemporary Dakar” Oludamini Ogunnaike

Oludamini Ogunnaike will present a paper entitled, “The Presence of Poetry: Meditations on Arabic Sufi Poetry Performance and Ritual in Contemporary Dakar.”  In this paper he sketches an outline of a theory of Sufi poetics, and then applies this theory to interpret a popular Arabic poem of the Senegalese Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse (d.1975), founder of [...]

October 01, 2014: 4:00 pm

Film screening: Bab ‘Aziz

Film screening of Bab ‘Aziz with the Director, Nacer Khemir. Oct 1 at 6

October 01, 2014: 6:00 pm