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(Virtual) CM Salon on Humour

When

Thursday 22 Jul 2021, 17:00 — 18:30
(Virtual) CM Salon on Humour

Join writer, literary critic and regular CM contributor Boyd Tonkin for a virtual CM Salon, in which he discusses with Critical Muslim editors, contributors and fellow readers, his essay 'War of the Words' published in the Humour issue, celebrating the wordplay in Ahmad Faris' al-Shidyaq's Leg Over Leg, as part of a wider conversation we invite you to participate in, on humour within Muslim contexts.

Boyd, who was literary editor of The Independent newspaper from 1996 to 2013, is author of 100 Best Novels in Translation, which is published by Galileo.

To participate in this informal and friendly 'zoom' reading group, discussing issues and themes explored in CM38: Humour, and to pose your questions about the inspiration behind the theme and how the issue came together, email info@musliminstitute.org