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MSA at UCSC presents: Words of Resistance

Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC
Thu Apr 26 6:30pm - 9pm Ages: family friendly
Ifrah HusseinOmar OffendumRemi Kanazi

About MSA at UCSC presents: Words of Resistance

The Muslim Student Association at UC Santa Cruz invites you to attend a night of spoken word!

Join our diverse community and these talented artists in amplifying Muslim voices through poetry. Learn about our intersecting identities and how they continue to inform our experiences. Through powerful performances, we will explore the unique facets of diversity, struggle, and resistance.

We welcome everyone into this space!

MSA at UCSC would like to make this event as accessible to all. For accommodations, contact [email protected]

OMAR OFFENDUM is a rapper & poet based in Los Angeles. Known for his unique blend of Hip-Hop & Arabic poetry, he has been featured on prominent world news outlets, lectured at a number of prestigious academic institutions, collaborated with major museums & cultural organizations on several high-profile projects, and helped raise millions of dollars for various humanitarian relief groups.

Ifrah Hussein is a poet and artist educator, born in Toronto and raised in Regent Park. She has been crowned the 2017 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion and Canada's champion poet and represented Canada at the 2018 World Poetry Slam.

Remi Kanazi is a poet and writer based in New York City. He is the author of the newly released collection of poetry, Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine. His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world. His poetry has taken him across the US, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East, and he has appeared in the Palestine Festival of Literature as well as Poetry International.

Free Event

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