Falling in Love with Arabic Language and Culture

Arabic as a Global Language and West-Eastern Divan

Arabisch zum Verlieben
Cover, A1 Verlag

Saturday, 5 February 2011 - 6:00pm

Lecture, Reading

Black Box
Rosenheimer Straße 5
81667 München

0049-[0]89/480 06-62 20

12,- € | 9,- € [reduced]

Arabic as a Global Language

Dr. Wilfried Baumgarten, Associate Professor of the Arabic language at LMU Munich and Lecturer of Arabic at the Munich Business School

The highly renowned global language Arabic is incredibly systematic with logical linguistic rules. Furthermore, Arabic script is second to none in elegance and beauty. Dr. Wilfried Baumgarten will introduce participants to the structure of the Arabic language and the characteristics of its written form.

West-Eastern Divan

Adel Karasholi, Lyricist, Essayist and Translator

Adel Karasholi, a bilingual lyricist who was raised in Damascus and now lives in Leipzig, is considered a special talent in both the German and Arab literary scene. Among other honours, he has received the distinguished Adelbert-von-Chamisso award. He will read from his work in German and in Arabic and will give insight into the challenges of his life between two worlds and two cultures.

Organiser: Munich Adult Education Centre [Münchner Volkshochschule] in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich