The Iranian Studies Initiative and the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies present
Iranian Literature in the Arch of Times: from Antiquity to Modernity, and from Revolution to Migration
Panelists: Leila Zonouzi (UC Santa Barbara), Kamran Talattof (University of Arizona), and Austin O'Malley (University of Arizona)
Moderator: Yass Alizadeh (NYU)
Thursday, November 30, 2023 @ 12:30pm-2:00pm EST
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE.
Join us for a conversation with Kamran Talattof, Leila Zonouzi, and Austin O'Malley on the two volume collection of essays in “Routledge Handbooks of Ancient, Classical and Late Classical Persian Literature” and “Post Classical and Contemporary Persian Literature”. We look forward to discussing the evolution of Iranian literature from ancient to modern times.
Leila Zonouzi holds a Ph.D. in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her field of research is the modern Middle East, with a focus on transnational migration, political sociology, and civil society.
Kamran Talattof is the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Chair in Persian and Iranian studies at the University of Arizona. His research focus is on gender, ideology, culture, and language, with an emphasis on literature.
Austin O'Malley is an Assistant Professor at University of Arizona and a scholar of classical Persian literature with a special interest in performance, textuality, and reception, particularly in Sufi contexts.
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