Rev. Middle East Stud. volume 53, issue 2, P321-327 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rms.2019.60 View full text
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Amal Kassir, Nina Zietlow

Abstract: Amal Kassir is a 23-year-old Syrian-American spoken word poet and artist. Kassir has performed in 10 countries and over 45 cities and has conducted workshops, given lectures, and recited her poetry in venues ranging from youth prisons to orphanages, refugee camps to universities, and churches to community spaces. She hopes to take part in the global effort to support literacy in war-struck areas and refugee camps and runs a project called More than Metaphors that focuses on helping to educate displaced Syrian …

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