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Cultural Event: Mauritanian Music Comes to Duke – Arabic Halaqa

November 13, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Please join us for a talk by Lubaba Mint El Meidah and Imad Debesh on the story of Mauritanian music.


Loubaba & Imad, mostly known as the queen & the king of Mauritanian music, will be showcasing their craft at Duke. They will talk to Duke students & faculty about their music, its history, and how they incorporate Syrian music into this West African tradition.




Sponsored by the Duke Arabic Program.

Duke University


November 13, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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