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Words from Home: Poetry Series

September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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One event on October 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm


Al-Bustan and Slought are pleased to present three Arab poets with new works published this Fall. The series explores the relationship between home and immigration and the role language plays in the immigrant experience. Join us in celebrating their new publications! Each event is from 6 to 7:30 PM.

Ahmad AlmallahBitter English
An autobiography-in-verse that explores the role language plays in our identities. Almallah brings a fresh poetic voice to the American immigrant experience.

Tuesday, September 17
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Letters from the Interior
Voices the women’s role in being a protector of culture in contexts of trauma, war, and displacement.

Thursday, October 3
Slought Gallery, 4017 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Nathalie Handal, Life in a Country Album
Speaks on borders and citizenship, hybrid identities and home, freedom and pleasure.

Wednesday, October 30
Slought Gallery, 4017 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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September 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
Slought Gallery


The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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