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SUFIism at the Smithsonian: Searching for the Divine through the Arts Day 2

Join us for a two-day symposium attempting to reinterpret, redefine and broaden the concept of SUFIism through scholarly talks, dramatic renderings of mystical poetry, soul-searching music, creative expressions in dance, artist talks, and fascinating films.Contact: Manjula Kumar at [email protected], or on facebook.com/smithsonianeducation/events.1:00 pm Rasmussen Theatre Welcome Manjula Kumar - Director, Smithsonian Center for Education & Museum Studies1:15 pm Talk Sufism: A Philosophical System, An Artistic Muse, A Way of Life Jamal J. Elias - Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania2:00 pm Multimedia Presentation Shams of Tabriz and Mowlana Rumi: Pursuing the Beloved Lida Saeedian, vocalist and translator of Persian Poetry2:45 pm Talk/Film excerpts Amir Khusrau's Persian and Hindvi Poetry in Contemporary Performances of Sam'a and Qawwali Yousuf Saeed, Independent filmmaker and cultural historian4:00 pm Talk In Search of Self: Journey of an Artist Anil Revri, artist4:30 pm Talk/concert Voices of Sufism: A Mystical Journey in Music Dr. Madan Gopal Singh and Dhruv Sangari5:00 pm In concert with Madan Gopal Singh, Dhruv Sangari, Salar Nader, tabla, Bashir Khan, on bulbul tarangBREAK 6:30 pm Dance performance SUFI KATHAK: Dance of the Mystics -- Exploring the Feminine in Sufi poetry Manjari Chaturvedi, dancer, choreographer and creator of the dance form sufi-kathak.
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