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June 20 — special reading

Some may remember the talk Shahin Monshipour gave to Just Poets in the fall, and some may have enjoyed the special presentation in June at the Cary Collection at RIT.  Shahin and JP President, John Roche will be part of a second presentation of a quite special event.

The Cary Collection is pleased to sponsor

Poetry Reading featuring verse by Jalaluddin Mohammad Rumi
Wed., June 20, 6:30 p.m.
Cary Graphic Arts Collection
The Wallace Center at RIT, 2nd floor

Join us for an evening of poetry to complement the artists’ book exhibition “The Light of the Sublime; The Work of Rumi as interpreted by Zahra Partovi and Vincent FitzGerald & Co. ” which is on view at the Cary Collection through August 6, 2012.

Readers, Farsi and English will be spoken:
• Shahin Monshipour, Director of International Culture & Arts Network
• Babak Elahi, Associate Dean, RIT College of Liberal Arts
• John Roche, RIT Associate Professor of English
• Amelia Fontanel, Asst. Curator, RIT Cary Collection

We will also screen the short film “Fragments of Light 6” by Naho Taruishi and Zahra Partovi. Discussion and sharing of Rumi poetry will follow.



One Response

  1. Looking forward to this tonight!

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