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Conversation: “Tariq Touré in conversation with Dasan Ahanu”

November 4, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

In collaboration with Duke Performances and Duke Islamic Studies Center, Rofhiwa welcomes Tariq Touré for a reading and discussion. This is an in-person event, in-store at Rofhiwa and hosted by Dasan Ahanu @dasanahanu.

 

Tariq Touré’s poetry and prose has been featured in award winning publications such as Muslim Matters, Salon, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Nation Magazine and Sapelo Square.

 

Touré has been a featured lecturer/performer at Howard University, Princeton University, Georgetown University, among many others. He has been regarded by legendary hip hop artist Black Thought as the Amiri Baraka of our era. Imam Omar Suleiman has identified Tariq as a vessel of the Muslim community.

 

This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited per COVID-19 safety protocols.

 

Building Bridges: Muslims in America’ is funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by Duke Performances, the Duke Islamic Studies Center & the Duke University Middle East Studies Center.

 

Rofhiwa Book Cafe

406 S. Driver St, Durham NC 27703

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Date:
November 4, 2021
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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