Urdu Majlis

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September 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am
September 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East & Muslim Civilizations
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor Afroz Taj

Please join the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations on Saturday September 8 for the next monthly meeting of Urdu Majlis, the Triangle’s Urdu Literary Forum. This Urdu Majlis will concentrate on the life and works of poet Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810), the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. Please arrive on time as a courtesy to others. Participants are invited to bring refreshments to share. This event is free and open to the public.

It is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the South Asia Section of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Urdu Majlis is an intellectual endeavor with no political or religious affiliations. For more information call Afroz Taj at 919.851.1119.

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