Department of English

Poet Shamshur Rahman Faruqi Gives Talk

Renowned Urdu critic, poet and theorist Shamshur Rahman Faruqi initiates the fall Hindi Urdu Flagship Speaker Series

Wed, September 24, 2008 | Texas Union Santa Rita Room (3.502)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Urdu critic, poet and theorist Shamshur Rahman Faruqi, initiates the fall Hindi Urdu Flagship Speaker Series with a talk entitled "Burning Anger and Icy Scorn: the Poetry of Jaf'ar Zatalli." Faruqi is regarded one of the greatest living writers in the Urdu language. He is well known for his rare combination of Arabic, Persian, Western and Urdu literary aesthetics.

Admission is free.  For more information please visit: http://hindiurduflagship.org/. 

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