Culture: An evening with Sasa Aakil

Join Duke Performances and Duke Islamic Studies Center for an evening with Sasa Aakil, multimedia artist and poet.

Sasa Aakil is an 18 year old multi-media artist, writer, and the 2021 Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate. She is a co-author of I Am The Night Sky and Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth and the artist behind the A Man Was Lynched Yesterday Project. Sasa is also a brown belt in Tung Su Do and a frequent maker of mistakes.

For more information, visit here.

Sasa Aakil is presented as part of Duke Performances’ Building Bridges: Muslims in America initiative funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center. In partnership with the Duke Middle East Studies Center.

The Ruby Lounge

Rubenstein Arts Center

Duke University