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Secularism, Islam, and Democracy: Muslims in Europe and the West

PEN, the ACLU, the AAUP, and Slate present Tariq Ramadan’s first public appearance in the U.S. since he was barred from entering the country in 2004.

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2010 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature

From April 26 to May 2, 150 writers from 50 countries will gather in New York City for or an exciting week-long celebration of books and writing from around the globe.

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FOUND IN TRANSLATION
End of the Game
by Ahmad Shamlu

The lovers
passed through, downcast,
disgraced by their untimely rhapsodies. [More]
  It’s Time to Mow the Flowers
by Simin Behbahani

So that none may see or desire,
let not a seeing eye remain.
I fear the narcissus is spreading its
    corruption: [More]
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