In a wide-ranging interview Samuel Hazo speaks about his work at Duquesne University, about “Arab-American” as a literary identity, about his novel The Time Remaining (2013), about good and bad poetry, and he reads poems from his book The Song of the Horse. This is the final part of his interview with BN Aziz. For earlier talks, see our March 26, 2014 and April 2, 2013 podcasts.
Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and author of many books on Muslim issues, Farid Esack addresses a number of issues. In this segment of our wide-ranging interview, he speaks about what labels of ‘progressive’ and ‘moderate’ can or cannot mean for Muslims. Produced by Barbara Nimri Aziz, New York. (See our Feb. 3, 2015 post)
Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti introduces us to the history of Kirkuk, a Turkmen majority city in North Iraq. Interviewed by BN Aziz in 2008 in Iraq. For an update on Kirkuk in 2014, see