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WOMEN'S VOICES IN KURDISH POETRY

University of Exeter, Streatham Campus,
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies,
Lecture Theatres 1 and 2

FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER
17.30-19.00 pm

This event is a rare opportunity for the Anglophone audience to discover Kurdish poetry in translation.
Members of the Exeter Kurdish Translation Initiative will read their original translations of 20th and 21st century
Kurdish poetesses and poets and discuss the place of women's issues and the emergence of women's voices in this extremely
rich yet little known poetry. Works read will include poems by Hemin Mukriyanî, Abdulla Goran, Trîfa Doskî, and Tîroj.