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Performance and Workshop: SyrianamericanA: A Nation-State of Mind - with Omar Offendum

A performance by artist Omar Offendum, followed by a virtual workshop with Jacqueline Vidal on how teachers can incorporate Omar Offendum’s music and poetry into their courses to promote cross-cultural exchange and reflection.

The a decade-long artistic journey that has both paralleled the rise of social media and borne witness to major sociopolitical shifts in Syria, Omar Offendum discusses how he’s been able to develop a special blend of Hip-Hop and Arabic poetry to bridge cultural divides. Jacqueline Vidal is a high school social studies teacher in Austin, Texas.

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Omar Offendum with Jacqueline Vidal
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