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Cultural Event: A Bilingual Poetry Reading by Habib Tengour, poet, playwright, essayist, anthropologist

October 14, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Professor Tengour will read his poems in French, and Professor Hassan Melehy (UNC) will follow each with its English translation. An Algerian who lives and works between Constantine and Paris, Habib Tengour has published eight books of prose and thirteen books of poetry in French. His work has been translated into German, English, Arabic, and Dutch. His English translators include US poets Marilyn Hacker, Pierre Joris, and Cole Swensen.


This event is free and open to the public. It has been made possible by the Department of Romance Studies, the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Program in Creative Writing, the Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. For future information, please contact Professor Hassan Melehy,


Toy Lounge, Dey Hall
UNC-Chapel Hill


October 14, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Toy Lounge, UNC
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