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Yusef Komunyakaa is currently a professor in the Creative Writing Program at New York University.
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* Yusef Komunyakaa, winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, was born James Willie Brown Jr. in Bogalusa, Louisiana ( April 29, 1947 ).
Komunyakaa at the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Awards in March 2012 ; his book The Chameleon Couch was nominated for the poetry award. Yusef Komunyakaa ( born April 29, 1947 ) is an American poet who currently teaches at New York University and is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers.
Pauline Oliveros, John Zorn, Dave Douglas ( trumpeter ), Yusef Komunyakaa, Trisha Brown, Tania Leon, Roberto Juan Rodriguez, Makoto Fujimura, Juan Sanchez, Jim Clark, Jude Tallichet, Laiwan Chung, Min Xiaofen, Derek Bailey, Ikue Mori, Sylvie Courvoisier, William Parker ( musician ), David S. Ware, Assif Tsahar, Matthew Shipp, Billy Bang, Jeanne Lee, Miya Masaoka, George Lewis ( trombonist ), Dr. L. Subramaniam, Kavita Krishnamurthi, Wang Ping ( author ), Luis Francia, Wadada Leo Smith, Mark Dresser, Kathleen Supové, Jennifer Choi, Craig Taborn, Bridget Kibbey, Jade Simmons, Arto Lindsay, Thurston Moore, Prefuse 73, Yo La Tengo, Humanfolk, Mephista.
In 2010 Music Theatre Group produced two residencies of Saturnalia a new music theatre work, composed by Ibarra, written by Yusef Komunyakaa, directed by Daniel Fish and music directed by John diPinto.
Noted authors who have been associated with the conference over the years include Lucille Clifton, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Dean Young, Selden Edwards, Evie Shockley, Cornelius Eady, Yusef Komunyakaa, Kevin Young, Li-Young Lee, Michael Chabon, Richard Ford, Amy Tan, Robert Stone, Alice Sebold, Janet Fitch, Kris Saknussemm, Ayelet Waldman, Louis B. Jones, Jay Gummerman, Jamie Ford, and Meg Waite Clayton.
Where earlier work primarily championed a white, agrarian past, the efforts of such poets as Dave Smith, Charles Wright, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jim Seay, Kate Daniels, James Applewhite, Betty Adcock and Rodney Jones have opened up the subject matter and form of Southern poetry.
Among those celebrating Levine's career by reading Levine's work were Yusef Komunyakaa, Galway Kinnell, E. L. Doctorow, Charles Wright, Jean Valentine, and Sharon Olds.
The Academy ultimately responded by designating several new chancellors, including African-American poets Lucille Clifton and Yusef Komunyakaa, and by making changes in its procedures.
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* August 23 – Yusef Hawkins is shot in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York, sparking racial tensions between African Americans and Italian Americans.
Yusef denies it, but warns Scobie that the British have sent a new inspector specifically to look for diamonds ; Scobie claims this is a hoax and that he doesn't know of any such man.
Yusef Lateef ( born William Emanuel Huddleston ; October 9, 1920 ) is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and a spokesman for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community after his conversion to the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam in 1950.
Some Lebanese sources, such as Giuseppe Simone Assemani and Maronite bishop Yusef al-Dibs believe he was buried Arethusa or modern-day al-Rastan along the Orontes River in Syria, while others like Jesuit priest Henri Lammens claim he is buried in Brad village to the north of Aleppo.
( born 28 May 1938 ), usually known as Prince Buster, and also having the Muslim name Muhammed Yusef Ali, is a musician from Kingston, Jamaica.
during the Thiele years is recognised as a key outlet for free jazz and the broad musical movement ( sometimes referred to as " The New Thing ") that was spearheaded by artists including John Coltrane and his wife Alice, Albert Ayler, Freddie Hubbard, Yusef Lateef, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp and McCoy Tyner.
Yusef Azizi Bani-Torof ( b. 1951 in Hoveizeh, Iran ) is an Iranian journalist and activist living in exile in London.
Yusef and professor
Around this time, professor Yusef al-Yusef was assassinated in Aleppo, an event often cited by secular activist Wafa Sultan as the reason she came to oppose Islam in general.
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A widely related story, attributed to Richard ( Prophet ) Jennings was that Davis, while in Detroit playing at the Blue Bird club as a guest soloist in Billy Mitchell's house band along with Tommy Flanagan, Elvin Jones, Betty Carter, Yusef Lateef, Barry Harris, Thad Jones, Curtis Fuller and Donald Byrd stumbled into Baker's Keyboard Lounge out of the rain, soaking wet and carrying his trumpet in a paper bag under his coat, walked to the bandstand and interrupted Max Roach and Clifford Brown in the midst of performing Sweet Georgia Brown by beginning to play My Funny Valentine, and then, after finishing the song, stumbled back into the rainy night.
A painting depicting Yusef Khan on his way to an encampment for the durbar ( court ) | durbar held at Fatehgarh, in 1859.
On 3 June, the Afghan camp at Yusef Khel was seized by two platoons from the 1st / 25th London and two troops from the 37th Lancers supported by a section of guns from the 89th Battery, and shortly afterwards the armistice was signed.
After studying at Berklee in the 1950s he established himself in jazz between 1959 and 1966 by recording with Chet Baker, Randy Weston, Yusef Lateef, Freddie Hubbard, Barry Harris, Jackie McLean, and Elmo Hope, and playing with Grant Green and Rahsaan Roland Kirk.
Abu Anas al-Shami () was known as Omar Yusef Juma ' a () prior to joining Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's Jama ' at al-Tawhid wal Jihad group in Iraq.
In 2003, Chief Rabbi Cohen and Maurice Motamed met with President Khatami at Yusef Abad Synagogue which was the first time a President of Iran had visited a synagogue since the Islamic Revolution.
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The album featured fine New York session musicians, including Ralph McDonald on percussion, Hugh McKracken on guitar and a guest appearance by Yusef Lateef on flute.
His jazz career began to take off in the mid-1960s, after he moved to New York, when he began playing and recording with a number of significant musicians including Miles Davis, Andrew Hill, Sam Rivers, Jackie McLean ( 1964 ), Wayne Shorter ( 1965 – 66 ), Charles Lloyd ( 1966 ), Yusef Lateef ( 1967 – 69 ), Keith Jarrett, Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw ( 1986 ), and Alice Coltrane ( 1969 – 1972 ).
Yusef and University
See an article by Dr Matthew Weait ( Keele University ) and Dr Yusef Azad ( National AIDS Trust ) here.
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Arafat and his top aide Abu Jihad were detained in Syria when a pro-Syrian Palestinian leader, Yusef Urabi was murdered.
Other composers such as Béla Bartók, Luciano Berio, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Olivier Messiaen, Arvo Pärt, Walter Piston, Ned Rorem, Alfred Schnittke, Dmitri Shostakovich, Igor Stravinsky, and even some jazz composers such as Yusef Lateef and Bill Evans used serialism only for some of their compositions or only for some sections of pieces.
" It was removed from subsequent pressings after Cat Stevens ( now Yusef Islam ) made comments implying he agreed with a death Fatwa against author Salman Rushdie.
Other famous Georgians of Safavid empire were Daud Khan Undiladze, Gorgin Khan, Rostam Khan the Sepahsalar, Parsadan Gorgijanidze, Siyâvash, and Yusef Khan-e Gorji the Sepahdar, who established modern Arak.
The successors to the Sultan of Wadai, Sultan Ali ( 1858 – 74 ) and the Sultan Yusef ( 1874 – 98 ) continued to support the Senussi.
In 1890 Mahdists advancing from Darfur were stopped on the frontier of Wadai, the sultan Yusef proving firm in his adherence to the Senussi teachings.
Scobie suspects the involvement of the local agent of a Syrian man named Yusef, a local black marketeer.
We are led to believe that Yusef arranged the death of Ali, although Scobie blames himself for the matter.
* Yusef – Syrian local black marketeer who blackmails Scobie after finding a letter in which he expresses his love for Helen.
His full name was Sidi Mohammed ben Yusef, or Son of ( Sultan ) Yusef, upon whose death he succeeded to the throne.
A fifth suspect, Yusef Salaam, made verbal admissions, but refused to sign a confession or make one on videotape.