Mar 7, 2016 1:00–2:00pm
|Organized by:||School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) at AUC
|Venue:||School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) at AUC|
|Address:||AUC Avenue, P.O Box 74, 5th Settlement, New Cairo 11835|
|Admission:||This Event is open to: the public|
Qahwa and Kalam
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room P071, AUC New Cairo
Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
The first Qahwa and Kalam talk for Spring 2016 will be held on Monday, March 7 from 1 to 2 pm in Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room PO71.
Adam Talib, assistant professor in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, will put to rest some of the most common myths about Arabic poetry. Were the Muʿallaqāt actually hung? Were all Arabic panegyrists peddlers? Is Arabic poetry dead? Come get the answers to these long-standing questions and more.