Monthly Archives: March 2005

AIAS Hosts Renowned Rumi Expert Coleman Barks

The¬†American Institute of Afghanistan Studies played a central role in the eight-day March visit of American poet and translator Coleman Barks to Afghanistan on an Academic specialist grant from the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Over the past quarter-century, Barks has done more than anyone else to make 13th century mystic […]