Radio Rumi

Radio Rumi

Radio Rumi

Radio Rumi is hosted by Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz at the University of Maryland. Keshavarz is author of award winning books including Reading Mystical Lyric: the Case of Jalal al-Din Rumi (USC Press,1998), Recite in the Name of the Red Rose (USC Press, 2006) and a book of literary analysis and social commentary titled Jasmine and Stars: Reading more than Lolita in Tehran (UNC Press, 2007). She has also published other books and numerous journal articles. Keshavarz is a published poet in Persian and English and an activist for peace and justice.

Categories: Arts

Listen to the last episode:

In this first of a two-part program, I'll take you on the cosmic journey that Rumi plans for his readers. "There are thieves in town," he tells us but who are these thieves, and what do they want? Why does Rumi celebrate their arrival and what does he tell us to do when facing them?

Previous episodes

  • 53 - Radio Rumi Program 51: There are Thieves in Town (1) 
    Tue, 02 Feb 2021
  • 52 - Radio Rumi Program 50: The Everlasting is Born Tonight! 
    Tue, 05 Jan 2021
  • 51 - Radio Rumi Program 49: Dancing All The Way to the Garden 
    Thu, 26 Nov 2020
  • 50 - Radio Rumi Program 48: The City of Light 
    Tue, 15 Sep 2020
  • 49 - Radio Rumi Program 47: Like Strings on a Harp 
    Fri, 17 Jul 2020
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