Coming from Nowhere: Breaking Free of Cultural Branding and Identity Politics

Thursday, April 20, 2017

6:30 pm

Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library Map

Sponsored by:
The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies and the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts

Bahiyyih Nakhjavani was born in Iran, raised in Uganda, and educated in the UK and the States. She has taught literature and creative writing in many countries, is the author of non-fiction as well as novels, and has adapted Persian poetry into English during her career as a teacher and a writer.  Her latest work, Us & Them, is a satire about the Iranian diaspora all over the world. She currently lives in Strasburg, France.

Copies of Ms. Nakhjavani's newest book will be available for purchase at the event.

When:
Thursday, April 20, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where:
Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library Map
Admission:

Free and open to the public. Event is in English.

Tags:

Arts Lecture / Reading International Humanities Literary Women / Gender 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Contact:
650-724-0939, iranianstudies@stanford.edu
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