Monday, November 23, 2009

Rumi and Mysticism


Saturday, November 28th at 2:20 pm in Auditorium A-5, Dr. Moazzam Siddiqi is presenting a reading and lecture entitled Ecstatic Exuberance from the East: Jalaaliddin Rumi's Poetry, Mysticism and Universalism.

Dr. Siddiqi earned his PhD. in Farsi poetry from UC Berkley and published widely on the Persian influence on Urdu, Indo-Persian authors, and the poetic form of Ghazal. He has served as Director of Voice of America's North Africa, Near East and South Asia Divisions: and taught at Duke, Georgetown, and UC Berkley.

If you need to brush up on your Rumi, Visit 891.551 J26 in room 221 on the second floor!

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