Category: CULTURE

Another Tale of Finding Depth in a Locked Down Life by Cal Newport

In my last post, I profiled a novelist who took advantage of the lockdown to slow down; giving herself more than enough time and space to inhabit her manuscript revisions. This shift allowed her to tap a “mysterious” source of creativity and finish her work ahead of schedule. In response, a reader sent me some ...

On Doing Less to Produce More: A Novelist Embraces a Minimalist Lockdown by Cal Newport

I recently received an email from a writer in New York City who sold her debut novel right before the coronavirus lockdown. She had until mid-April to finish her first round of revisions. In an effort to make the process more “fun and fluid and intuitive,” and feature less of the stressful long hours she ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن يحتفل بمئوية مؤتمر وادي الحجير [podcast/video]

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Eps. 10 We Are In This Together – Abdul AlMutairi from Saudi Arabia [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fXV38BNwIo We are in this together is a non-scripted, live, non-profit, broadcast by Dearborn Blog, hosted by Wissam Charafeddine, to have conversations, that become oral history records, of our lives during the COVID19 pandemic also known as coronavirus Pandemic. These are personal stories of our lives during these unprecedented social isolation measures, in a globalized world. ...

منتدى الحوار الإسلامي يقدم الحلقة الأولى من سلسلة الوحدة الإسلامية [Video/Podcast]

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHH-iZJsDx4 منذ قرن أو يزيد ومخلصون من الأمة يسعون للتقريب بين المذاهب والفرق الإسلامية، خاصة بين الشيعة والسنة الفرقتان اللتان تمثلان المحورين النشطين في ثقافة وفقه الإسلام منذ زمن، غير أن هناك طرح آخر لعله الأولى والأنفع ، وهو أن نعيد طرح الدين كله طرحا لا مذهبيا، حيث لم تكن المذاهب والفرق إلا ثمرات ...

UMS Presents Arab World and its Diaspora

https://ums.org/series/the-arab-world-and-its-diaspora/ Includes Four Events in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Season Tickets available starting Monday, May 4 at 10 am. Southeast Michigan is home to a historic, celebrated, and diverse Arab community. This season, an expert advisory group composed of artists, scholars, and community leaders from our region has helped UMS co-curate a portfolio of performances ...

Eps. 9 We Are In This Together – Talal Matar from Kuwait [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVuQ4dAzCMA We are in this together is a non-scripted, live, non-profit, broadcast by Dearborn Blog, hosted by Wissam Charafeddine, to have conversations, that become oral history records, of our lives during the COVID19 pandemic also known as coronavirus Pandemic. These are personal stories of our lives during these unprecedented social isolation measures, in a globalized world. ...

منتدى الحوار الإسلامي ينطلق بندوة بعنوان “واقع ومستقبل الحوار الإسلامي” [Video/Podcast]

الأخوة الكرام و الأخوات الكريمات السلام عليكم و أمسيتم بكل خير، نتقدّم إلى الأمة الإسلامية بالتهنئة بحلول شهر رمضان الكريم، الزائر الذي لا يكل، و الضيف الذي لا يُمل، يأتينا بموعده كل سنة، مهما ألمّت الخطوب، و تقلبت الأحداث آن على فرح فالموج ملتئمٌ آن على حزن فالموج منقسمُ و إنه لمن دواعي السرور لدي ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن وديوان أهل القلم يحتفلان بمئوية الرابطة القلمية [podcast/video]

لرابطة القلمية تأسست الرابطة القلمية عام 1920 في نيويورك على يد نخبة من الأدباء. في كتابه “جبران ـ حياته، موته، ادبه، فنه” ذكر ميخائيل نعيمة أن الرابطة “تأسست بعد جلستين، عُقدت أولاهما في منزل عبد المسيح حداد، مالك ورئيس تحرير جريدة “السائح” النيويوركية العربية، بتاريخ 20 أبريل (نيسان) 1920″. وورد في محضر هذه الجلسة التي ...

Eps. 8 We Are In This Together – Hadi Chatila from Beirut [Video/Podcast]

We are in this together is a non-scripted, live, non-profit, broadcast by Dearborn Blog, hosted by Wissam Charafeddine, to have conversations, that become oral history records, of our lives, human lives, during the COVID19 pandemic also known as coronavirus Pandemic. These is personal stories of our lives during these unprecedented social isolation measures, in a ...