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Urdu Majlis

February 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us on Friday February 12, 2016 for the next monthly meeting of Urdu Majlis, the Triangle’s Urdu Literary Forum.

This Urdu Majlis will celebrate the life and works of poet Parveen Shakir (1952-1994).


WHERE: Room 1009, FedEx Global Education Center,

301 Pittsboro Street, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (see directions below)


WHEN: Friday, February 12, 2016

7:00 Parveen Shakir

8:00 Original poetry etc. by participants

9:00 Refreshments

9:30 Building closes

Please arrive on time as a courtesy to others.

See DIRECTIONS below. Free parking is available under the building.

Participants are invited to bring refreshments to share.




THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the South Asia Section of the UNC Dept. of Asian Studies.

Urdu Majlis is an intellectual endeavor with no political or religious affiliations.


For more information call:

Afroz Taj 919-851-1119 / 919-962-1060

Seema and Ashraf Faruqi 919-596-4792




301 Pittsboro Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Location: Corner of McCauley and Pittsboro Streets on the UNC Campus.


Directions from Raleigh:

Take I-40 West toward Chapel Hill. Take exit 273A for Route 54 toward Chapel Hill. Continue on 54 past the Glen Lenox Shopping Center. DO NOT TAKE the exit for the 15-501 bypass. Continue straight on 54 under the overpass and go up the hill. At this point you will be on South Road/Raleigh Rd. Continue straight past the Student Union and the UNC Bell Tower. Cross Columbia Street. South Rd. changes into McCauley.

Take the first left on Pharmacy Lane, park under the building or in the adjacent lot.


Directions from Franklin Street (Chapel Hill):

Turn LEFT onto S. Columbia St. from Franklin St. Follow the road through one light. At Cameron Street you will have to go right briefly on Cameron St, and then take an immediate LEFT turn onto Pittsboro St. You will pass the Carolina Inn on your left. At the next light, you will see the building in front of you. Turn left on McCauley and immediately right on Pharmacy Lane. Park under the building or in the adjacent lot.



February 12, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Dr. Afroz Taj
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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