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A reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour

When: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Contact: Franziska Lys   (847) 491-8298

Group: MENA Languages Program

Category: Academic


Yahya Ashour, born in Gaza City in 1998, is a touring poet and award-winning author. He has published a children's book in Arabic and a collection of poetry called "You Are a Window, They Are Clouds", and has contributed to several printed anthologies
and online journals. Yahva Ashour was a 2022 honorary fellow in writing at the University of lowa.

The event is sponsored by the MENA Languages Program; MENA Studies; the Council on Language Instruction; the Department of English and the Litowitz Program in Creative Writing; the Equity, Justice, and Community in Pedagogy Group; the MENA Student Association.

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