Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami advocates for Arabic Poetry through his attendance and participation in various literacy forums among which is Dearborn Open Mic.
Dr. Ali Ajami has a B.A. in Arabic Language and Literature (Lebanese University Beirut, 1982), a M.A. in Arabic Language and Literature (Lebanese University Beirut, 1985), and a PhD in Arabic Language and Literature (Lebanese University Beirut, 1998).
Dr. Ajami was awarded by The Ivorian President AlassaneOuattara in June 2013 The National Medal of Cote d’Ivoire (Commandor Rank), and between 2008-2013 Tens of trophies and medals and decorations, awarded by Diplomatic, Consular, Social, Cultural, Economic, and Civic entities and associations and clubs and groups, in the U.S.A. and Lebanon and Cote d’Ivoire.
He has been awarded in May 2011 The trophy of The Lebanese Parliament, awarded by The Speaker of the Parliament H.E.M. Nabih Berry. In march 2013, he was awarded by The Lebanese President H.E General Michel Sleiman The trophy of The Lebanese Presidency.
Dr. Ali Ajami has many publications, the last of which is his poetry book, Hikool Aljasad (the fields of body). This is the celebration of the book signing in Bintjbail Cultural Center: LINK
Dr. Ali Ajami was introduced by the young poet Ali ElSendy, who had encountered Dr. Ali Ajami in a forum in the city of Aabbasiyyeh in Lebanon, the home city of Dr. Ali Ajami, who is also the founder of this forum. Ali Elsendy introduced Dr. Ali Ajami wtih the following poem:
The following are the poems that were presented by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami in Dearborn Open Mic on September 6, 2017: