Kahlil Gibran Collective
Glen Kalem      3 Feb 2014
Ms. Tania Sammons receives the 2014 Kahlil Gibran International award

Media Release Tuesday, 4 February 14 The George and Lisa Zakhem Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace at the University of Maryland, and the International Association for the Study of the Life and Works of Kahlil Gibran have selected Ms. Tania Sammons to receive the 2014 Kahlil Gibran International Award for the outstanding services she has rendered in fostering the Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell heritage, superbly represented in the exclusive collection of artworks at the Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia. ...

Glen Kalem      22 Apr 2014
Kahlil Gibran in China

On November 24, 2020, as part of their annual Middle Eastern Literature conference, the Peking University celebrated the 130th anniversary of Kahlil Gibran by bringing together academics from across China. Mr. Glen Kalem, an executive member of the newly-founded Kahlil Gibran Global Forum, also made the journey from Sydney, Australia, to be part of this celebrated event. Mr. Kalem’s visit marks the first-ever to China by any Western scholar of Gibran. His aim was to bridge the cultural and academic gap that has been in place since the earliest of Gibran’s translations in the 1920s, whilst also promoting a healthy and on-going dialogue between Gibran scholars of China and the West, where most of the study and research has been the focus over the last 90 years. Peking University is the academic and spiritual home of Gibran in China, with translation...

Glen Kalem      22 Apr 2014
Rare Photograph of Kahlil Gibran Found!

RARE PHOTOGRAPH OF KAHLIL GIBRAN FOUND Francesco Medici, an international Gibran scholar and research producer for The Documentary film Kahlil Gibran The Reluctant Visionary has unearthed a rare photograph of Gibran lost in a private collection, held at the National Museum of American History. This photograph ‘Silver gelatin on paper 1 item, 5.8″ x 9.6″ may have eluded scholars and researchers due to the incorrect spelling of Gibran’s surname. “Giran” The Craft Studios photo taken in October 1924 captures an event hosted by The Progressive Syrian American Club; the evening was held to honor Gibran for his community and literary work. Men and women can be seen seated at several banquet tables in a large room at Tuller Hotel, there is a...

Glen Kalem      2 Apr 2014
Worlds first comprehensive bibliography on Kahlil Gibran

MEDIA RELEASE  April 3rd 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  By Kahlil Gibran International Forum and News Written by Glen Kalem Contact: info@gibranfilm.com  The Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace announced today the creation of an international research project to compile a comprehensive bibliography of the work published by or on Gibran in different languages. The Chair has universally established itself as the most reliable academic institution regarding the scholarship of Kahlil Gibran through the creation of the International Association for the Study of the Life and Works of Kahlil Gibran.

Glen Kalem      22 Apr 2014
Pilgrimage To Gibran

Fantastic Blog by Emily Jane O’Dell ~ Writer & Assistant Professor of History & Archaeology at the American University of Beirut Snippet:  “While surveying the fading titles in his large collection of books, I felt grateful for the unexpected glimpse into the mind of the poet. On the museum’s dusty bookshelves, I spotted Chekhov, Shakespeare, Whitman, Goethe, Balzac, Rousseau, Hugo, and Poe — along with The Kingdom of Happiness and Life in Freedom by Krishnamurti, andHuman Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers. Near the books, in vitrines lining the wall, were porcelain figures fro...

Glen Kalem      20 Apr 2014
GibranKahlilGibran.net is A-Live!

“a seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchid invisible” We’re up and running. Welcome to gibrankahlilgibran.net blog site. The worlds first independently run and dedicated website bringing you global news and events concerning the late poet and artist Kahlil Gibran. This site is a work in development, so please make sure to visit time and again for continuous updates and don’t forget to Like our Facebook Site. We’re also open to suggestion on what the site should include. Please feel free to give...

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