What the World's Silence Says - A Reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour

Date
Fri March 1st 2024, 3:00 - 4:30pm
Event Sponsor
The Department of Comparative Literature, The Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE), The Markaz Resource Center, and Stanford Faculty for Justice in Palestine
Location
Terrace Room (Rm. 426) of Margaret Jacks Halls (Bldg. 460)

What the World's Silence Says - A Reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour

Friday, March 1st, 2024 @ 3:00 PM
Terrace Room (Rm. 426) of Margaret Jacks Halls (Bldg. 460)
 

The Department of Comparative Literature, The Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE), The Markaz Resource Center,  and Stanford Faculty for Justice in Palestine will be hosting local community organizer and scholar Muhammad Yusuf Tarr for an afternoon event honoring visiting Palestinian poet Yahya Ashour.

Muhammad Yusuf Tarr is a student advocate, journalist, and community organizer with the Arab Resources and Organizing Center. 

Yahya Ashour was born in Gaza City, on April 22nd, 1998. He's a touring poet and an award-winning author. He's a 2022 fellow in writing at the University of Iowa. He has one poetry collection and one children's book published in Arabic, and has contributed to several printed anthologies and online journals worldwide. His writings were translated into English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Finnish. He has delivered several creative writing workshops for children and youth in Gaza.