CAMP Philly Eid Gala 2018
dim. 9 septembre à 01:00
Please join us for our 5th annual Eid Gala - celebrating Muslims in the Arts! TICKETS: *Non-refundable & unavailable at door
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camp-philly-eid-gala-2018-tickets-48545001406 Early Bird: $35 until 9/2 Gen Adm: $45 ATTIRE: Formal CUISINE: Italian (halal) PARKING: *Valet parking included in ticket price!
We welcome the following guest speakers: 1.)Sham-e-Ali Nayeem - Born in Hyderabad, India and raised in both the UK and the US, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem is a Philadelphia based poet and visual artist. A former public interest lawyer supporting economic justice for survivors of family and intimate partner violence, Sham-e-Ali’s poetry is widely published in various publications and anthologies. She is a recipient of the Loft Literary Center’s Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship and her poetry can be found in anthologies such as, Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out (Olive Branch Press, 2005), Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak (Beacon Press, 2005) and “Shout Out: Women of Color Respond to Violence” (Seal Press, 2008). Sham-e-Ali has performed her poetry both locally & internationally. She is currently working on her forthcoming book of poetry, "City of Pearls" (2018, Upset Press). 2.)Husnaa Hasim - Husnaa Hashim is the[masked] Youth Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. She is a rising first year student at the University of Pennsylvania. Husnaa has competed with the Philly Youth Poetry Movement, performed at various conferences and festivals, and received numerous Scholastic Art and Writing Awards including a National American Voices Medal awarded at Carnegie Hall. Husnaa’s work can be found in RookieMag, KidSpirit Online, the Kenyon Young Writers Anthology, the Voices of the East Coast Anthology, and APIARY 9, among others. " 3.)Sadaf Jaffer - Sadaf Jaffer is an elected official, scholar, and activist focused on social justice, human rights, and environmental protections. She was recently elected to the Township Committee in Montgomery Township New Jersey where she is the liaison to the Environmental Commission. She is also a Postdoctoral Research Associate in South Asian Studies at Princeton University where she teaches courses on Islam in South Asia through Literature and South Asian American Literature and Film. She serves on the Board of Directors for The New Agenda, an organization that promotes women's economic empowerment and combatting sexual harassment and sexual assault. Sadaf serves as Somerset County Director for the South Asian American Caucus of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee. She has governmental experience working in civilian roles for the United States Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning and the U. S. Department of State’s Bureau of South Asian Affairs. Sadaf earned her bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and obtained her PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations with a secondary field in Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality from Harvard University.
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