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Literary Modernity in Iran

Iraj Parsinejad studied Persian literature (BA, University of Tehran) and Linguistics (MA, Wolfson College, Oxford). He is the author of A History of Literary Criticism in Iran (IBEX, 2003). He will discuss the origins of literary modernity in Iran including the contributions of Ali Akhundzade, Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani, Mirza Malkom Khan, Abd al-Rahim Talebof, and Zayn al-‘Abedin Maraghe’i.
Part of the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts.

Details

When:

Tuesday, October 25, 2016. 06:30 PM

Where:

Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113

Sponsor:

Iranian Studies Program and the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts

Contact:

650-497-3931
iranianstudies@stanford.edu

Admission:

Lecture is Free and Open to the Public (no tickets or RSVP required).
Lecture is in Farsi.