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The Arab American Arts Scene in New York
October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Part of LAU NY’s ongoing celebration of the centenary of Al-Rabita, the New York league of Arab American artists who first convened 100 years ago. Keeping in mind this context of continual cultural contributions to New York, the panelists will examine contemporary Arab art in the City and what it means to be an Arab artist in New York today.
Panel Discussion featuring: Catherine Coray, Professor (of Acting) at NYU Tisch and Director of Middle East/US Playwright Exchange at The Lark; Hadi Eldebek, Musician, Educator, and Cultural Entrepreneur; Michael Malek Najjar, Director, Author and Professor at University of Oregon; Hadi Tabbal, Actor and Playwright.
Moderated by: Nadim Shehadi, Executive Director, Lebanese American University New York Academic Center.
This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. For issues connecting, please contact [email protected]