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Spoken Word Poet Amal Kassir
Start Date: 1/30/2018Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 1/30/2018End Time: 8:00 PM
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University Programs hosts Amal Kassir at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in the Arkansas Union Theatre located on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union.

This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student Activities fee. For accommodations due to disability, please contact the Office of Student Activities, osa@uark.edu or call 479-575-5255.

Muslim spoken word poet, Amal Kassir, was born and raised in Denver, Colorado to an American mother and Syrian father. She is an international spoken word poet and has performed in ten countries and over 45 cities. She has conducted workshops, given lectures, and recited her poetry in venues ranging from youth prisons to orphanages to refugee camps and more. She designed her own undergraduate degree called ‘Community Programming in Social Psychology.’ She is a major advocate in education and building individual agency in particularly under-served and vulnerable populations. She hopes to take part in the global effort for literacy in war-struck areas and refugee camps.

This event is sponsored by University Programs Cultures and Concept Committee. For more information on this event, contact University Programs Cultures and Concept Chair, Chynna Dunham at upc3@uark.edu or 479-575-5255 or Morgan Pulliam at mp033@uark.edu.  

 

Location Information:
Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas Union  (View Map)
Arkansas Union
435 N. Garland Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States
Phone: 479-575-2146
Room: Theater
Contact Information:
Name: Office of Student Activities
Phone: 479-575-5255
Email: osa@uark.edu
Amal Kassir

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