Kashkul Launches New Webinar Series with University of Exeter | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

Kashkul Launches New Webinar Series with University of Exeter

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 13:15
 
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.