ABDULATIF YOUSEF AT AS220

ABDULATIF YOUSEF AT AS220

Monday, July 17th at 12 PM
AS220 Main Stage – 115 Empire Street, Providence RI
FREE / RSVP to katie.clark.intern@as220.org required

Award-winning Saudi poet Abdulatif Yousef will join AS220’s Shey Rivera Rios for a discussion on the global interconnectedness of poetry and its potential to create empathy across cultures. Alongside local poets, scholars, and cultural practitioners, Yousef will engage in dialogue on the role of writers and artists and cultural ambassadors. Presented in partnership with the Middle East Institute.

Later that evening, the RISD Museum will be presenting “When Poetry Breathes: An Evening of Poems and Music with Abdulatif Yousef” at 7 PM. It is also free and you can RSVP here!