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The World’s Silence: Poems about the War in Gaza

December 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Yahya Ashour is an emerging poet known for his profound and moving reflections on the human experience, particularly the challenges faced by Palestinians of Gaza. His unique perspective as a Palestinian poet adds depth and authenticity to the discourse surrounding the complexities of the Middle East. Yahya arrived in the United States in September 2023 and, unfortunately, is unable to return to his home in Gaza due to current circumstances.
Yahya will be reading from his new poems and answering questions about the impact of the Israeli military invasion on his life, work, and future.

Session 1:

Sunday December 10, 2023 | 6:00 PM
Location: Islamic Center of East Lansing, 920 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

Session 2:

Monday December 11, 2023 | 3:00PM
Location: Atrium Wells Hall B (2nd floor), Michigan State University
SPONSORED BY: Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Global DEI, the Muslim Studies Program, the Honors College, the Creative Writing Program, the Leslie Endowed Chair in American Indian and Indigenous Literature, in partnership with the Lansing Area Peace Education Center and the Islamic Center of East Lansing.


December 10, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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East Lansing Islamic Center
920 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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