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Omar Offendum Concert

When: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT

Where: Norris University Center, McCormick Auditorium, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Rana Raddawi  

Group: MENA Languages Program

Category: Academic


Omar Offendum will be performing for the Northwestern community.  Offendum is a Syrian-American rapper / spoken word artist. Known for his unique blend of Hip-Hop & Arabic poetry, he’s been featured on prominent world news outlets, collaborated with major museums & cultural organizations, and helped raise millions of dollars for various humanitarian relief groups. Offendum was recently named a Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow, an Arab America Foundation "40 Under 40" award recipient, and a member of both the Pillars Fund cohort for Muslim narrative change & the Race Forward Butterfly Lab cohort for immigrant narrative strategy. 

Co-sponsored by MENA Languages, MENA Studies, the Simeon Leland Forum, and the Council on Language Instruction.  

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