The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: A Conference

A conference of international writers and scholars honoring the life and creative work of Palestinian poet and author Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) and held November 5, 2009

Mahmoud Darwish
Photograph courtesy of Makbula Nassar.

Videos


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Concert
A concert by Turath Ensemble, with Special Guests honoring the life and creative work of Palestinian poet and author Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) and held November 5, 2009


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Sinan Antoon
Sinan Antoon, New York University, reads "Think of Others."


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Tamim Al-Barghouti
Tamim Al-Barghouti, Georgetown University, reads an excerpt from Mahmoud Darwish's "Mural"


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Jeffrey Sacks
A translation and reading by Jeffrey Sacks, UC Riverside, from Mahmoud Darwish's "I See My Ghost Coming from a Distance."


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Abeer Mohamed
Mahmoud Darwish's "Rita and the Rifle" read by Abeer Mohamed, UCLA


The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish: Fady Joudah
A translation and reading by Fady Joudah, from an excerpt of Mahmoud Darwish's "Mural."

Conference Podcasts

The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish
Introduction by Nouri Gana, UCLA


Tradition and Engagement: The Language of Exile in Mahmoud Darwishs Poetry
A lecture by Terri DeYoung, University of Washington


Before the Ruins: When Mahmoud Darwish met Walter Benjamin
A lecture by Sinan Antoon, New York University


Mahmoud and his Fathers: Classicism, Colonialism, and Modernity in the Work of Mahmoud Darwish
A lecture by Tamim Al-Barghouti, Georgetown University


Untranslatability
A lecture by Jeffrey Sacks, UC Riverside


A Tribute to Mahmoud Darwish's Lyric Epic
A lecture by Dr. Fady Joudah