Evening Cultural Events

3 November 2007
Gold Rooms A & B, MSU Union

No registration is necessary

7:00-7:10pm Introductory Remarks
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiative, MSU
7:10-7:30pm Keynote Address
Fatemeh Keshavarz-Karamustafa (Washington University), As the Sun Grows on the Eastern Horizon: Rumi's Place in our Global World 1
7:30-7:45pm Intermission
7:45-9:00pm Poetry Reading
Coleman Barks, with accompanying musicians Glen Velez (world percussion) and David Darling (cello)
9:00-9:30pm Whirling Dervishes & traditional Sufi music played on various traditional instruments (oud, tambour, kaval, kudum, and tar

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1 "As the sun grows on the eastern horizon" is a verbatim translation of a Rumi verse in which the sun is likened to a flower but one that grows everyday.

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