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Monday
Jul112016

Rags and Tatters (2013): A Nihilisitic Text, a Proposal for Utopia

My presentation centered on Rags and Tatters, written and directed by Ahmed Abdallla, delivered in the The RAWI+Mizna 6th National Lit Gathering, on June 18, 2016. Much gratitute to Amanda Hankerson for capturing and producing the presenation and to RAWI and Mizna for their permission to post.