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Carl Ernst, ‘Hallaj: Poems of a Sufi Martyr’
June 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the Persian Art Center in Carolina for a presentation by Carl Ernst, William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, on the poetry of Husayn ibn Mansur al-Hallaj, an early Sufi mystic.
The program will begin with a social from 4 to 4:30 p.m. There will be a welcome and introduction by Amir Rezvani, 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. From 4:45 6 p.m., there will be a presentation by Ersnt followed by discussion. From 6:45 to 7:30 p.m., there will be live Persian music and poetry readings by the audience.
This event is organized by the Persian Art Center in Carolina. The Persian Art Center in Carolina honors, respects and promotes freedom of speech and expression. For more information, please call 919.259.0959.