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Come join us for an evening of poetry reading celebrating the launch of poet Zêdan Xelef's collection A Barcode Scanner.

27-year-old Yazidi poet and translator, Zêdan Xelef grew up in Iraq, works across Arabic and Kurdish languages and is now pursuing his MFA at San Francisco State University. The U.S. edition of his poetry collection recently came out and we will bring him to Stanford for the book’s launch alongside a poetry recitation, short film, and Q&A.

Location to be announced: in Pigott Hall (Building 260) or in the Denning House. RSVP to join the email list.

Questions? Email AJ Naddaff:

Sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program.