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At the Intersection of Poetry and Science: A Reading and Discussion with Fady Joudah

Fady Joudah is a Palestinian American physician, poet, and translator. He served with Doctors Without Borders in Zambia and Sudan, in 2002 and 2005 respectively. His first poetry collection, "The Earth in the Attic," won the Yale Series for Younger Poets in 2007. "Alight" is his newest collection of poetry, from Copper Canyon Press, as is "Textu," an ebook composed of poems based on character meter, exactly 160 characters each.

Fady Joudah's translations of Palestinian poets Mahmoud Darwish and Ghassan Zaqtan has earned him a Banipal prize from the UK, a PEN USA, and the Griffin International Poetry prize from Canada. He is a practicing hospitalist in Houston, TX. 

 

Details

When:

Thursday, April 10, 2014. 05:00 PM

Where:

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Sponsor:

Humanities Center, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Religious Studies
pmsumana@stanford.edu

Admission:

The event is free and open to the public. No tickets or registration is required.