Poetry Reading: I AM MADE TO LEAVE I AM MADE TO RETURN

Monday, March 2, 2020

5:30pm

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Manning Hall

Join us for a poetry reading by Marwa Helal—in conversation with Eleni Sikelianos and the Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean exhibition at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. 

Marwa Helal is a poet and journalist. She is the author of Invasive species (Nightboat Books, 2019) and winner of BOMB Magazine’s Biennial 2016 Poetry Contest. She has been awarded fellowships from Poets House, Brooklyn Poets, Cave Canem, and is a Jerome Hill Artist Fellow. Born in Al Mansurah, Egypt, Helal currently lives and teaches in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA in creative nonfiction from The New School and her BA in journalism and international studies from Ohio Wesleyan University. 

Supported by generous donors to the Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum. This program is in partnership with the Literary Arts department.