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Book Talk: “The Rumi Prescription: The Healing Power of Rumi’s Poetry” with Melody Moezzi
December 2, 2020 | 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Melody Moezzi is a writer, speaker, activist, attorney, award-winning author, and visiting Associate Professor of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. Her books include The Rumi Prescription: How an Ancient Poet Changed My Modern Manic Life, Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, and War on Error: Real stories of American Muslims. Moezzi’s writings have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN, NPR, and many other media outlets.
Free and open to the public. This lecture and conversation will be conducted primarily in English, though it will also include Persian.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95827839719
Meeting ID: 95827839719
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina. Co-Sponsored by the Duke University Graduate and Professional School Student Council, DISC, DUMESC, Persian Studies Program at UNC Chapel Hill.
Wednesday, December 2 | 6:45 p.m.