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Fire and Light: A Journey through Ibn ‘Arabī’s Collection of Love Poems, Tarjumān al-Ashwāq

RSVP HERE: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=jjfaurzab&oeidk=a07ejcqsyyae709441c Special guest Michael Sells, historian and scholar of religion, will explore poetry and mysticism in the 7th/13th century through selections of the renowned mystic Muḥyiddīn Ibn ʿArabī ‘s love poems–in Arabic and in his recently published translation–from Ibn ʿArabī ‘s collection Tarjumān al-Ashwāq.

Ibn Hamids the Sicilian: Reflections on Lost Youth and an Usurped Homeland

RSVP by using this link: https://conta.cc/3kSmIcX In this SQCC Poetry and Prose event Dr. William Granara will present one of ‘Abd al-Jabbar Ibn Hamids’ poems from his voluminous poetry collection (Diwan). The poem (qasid: ode), is untitled but catalogued as #110, and comprises thirty-seven lines. It is regarded as perhaps the best known of his Siqilliyat, that is,…