Radio Rumi

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Radio Rumi is hosted by Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz at the University of Maryland. Keshavarz is author of award winning books including Reading Mystical Lyric: the Case of Jalal al-Din Rumi (USC Press,1998), Recite in the Name of the Red Rose (USC Press, 2006) and a book of literary analysis and social commentary titled Jasmine and Stars: Reading more than Lolita in Tehran (UNC Press, 2007). She has also published other books and numerous journal articles. Keshavarz is a published poet in Persian and English and an activist for peace and justice. Currently, she directs the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures as well as Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at UMD. Radio Rumi is a gift to those who wish to taste Rumi's words. The purpose is not to analyze, theorize, or prove anything. These are conversations meant to bring Rumi's poetry to life. Invitations to enter his vibrant universe and see with fresh eyes. Welcome to this exploration Opening song: Arayesh e ghaliz, Homayun Shajarian Producer: Sogand Seirafi Graphic Designer: Amaal Yazdi Editorial Consultant: Faezeh Lotfalian Project Manager: Samar Ata Audio editing: Tommy Hegarty Technical assistance is provided by the Center for Innovation in Teaching at Learning, University of Maryland

28 episodes available. A new episode about every 19 days averaging 31 mins duration .