Homeira Qaderi Presents Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother's Letter to Her Son (A Bilingual Event) In-Person
Join us for this bilingual reading and Q&A with Dr. Homeira Qaderi and Aria Aber! This event will include live translation from Persian to English, and questions can be asked in both languages.
Qaderi’s Dancing in the Mosque is a mother’s searing letter to a son she was forced to leave behind. Qaderi describes the unimaginable choices she’s made as a mother in the face of oppression.
Aria Aber is the recipient of a 2020 Whiting Award in Poetry and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. Her work is forthcoming or has appeared in The New Yorker, New Republic, Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, Poem-A-Day, Narrative, Muzzle Magazine, Wasafiri and elsewhere.
- Thursday, May 12, 2022
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Lecture Hall
- Main Library