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Kashkul Launches New Webinar Series with University of Exeter




 

Kashkul, the center for arts and culture at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), and the Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter launched the AUISxExeter Talks webinar series titled "Curating Kurdishness: Arts, Culture, and the Archive in Kurdistan" on February 3, 2021 with an inaugural webinar featuring poet, translator, and editor David Shook, and poet and translator Zedan Xelef.

 

The session, under the title "Emerging Poets from Shingal and the Role of Translation in Creation" was hosted by Professor Christine Robins, Ibrahim Ahmed Professor of Kurdish Studies and Director of the Centre for Kurdish Studies at the University of Exeter, and Dr. Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse, Assistant Professor at AUIS and Director of Kashkul.

The Texas International Education Consortium Partners with American University of Iraq, Sulaimani to Build Capacity for Gender Inclusive and Streamlined Degree Programs

  Media Contact: Anna Charnitski, Texas International Education Consortium [email protected],  512-600-6066   Delawit Mesfin, American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) [email protected], +964-771-156-7123   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   [AUSTIN - Nov. 30, 2020] — The Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) will partner with American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) to support AUIS in their mission to advance an enhanced curriculum that prioritizes the robust integration of gender and diversity, as well as developing more marketable degrees. The program contributes to a wider effort by the U.S. Government to support American-style higher education in Iraq as part of its long-term stabilization strategy. COVID-19 has made a challenging higher-education environment even more difficult. Through this program, Texas will serve as a major...

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