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She Who Tells a Story Faculty Panel

Three leading scholars discuss the intersection of poetry and photography as they relate to the Cantor's special exhibition She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World.

  • Attiya Ahmad, Stanford Humanities Center Fellow and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the George Washington University, "Refracted Images: The Ordinariness of Middle Eastern Gendered Photography in Socio-Historical Context"
  • Dominic Brookshaw, Senior Research Fellow in Persian and Associate Professor of Persian Literature at the University of Oxford, "Telling Stories: The Female Voice in 19th and 20th Century Persian Poetry"
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, "Women Writing Ordinary Lives"

IMAGE: Shirin Neshat (Iran, b. 1957),Roja, 2012. Gelatin silver print with India ink. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and Francis Welch Fund. Photography © 2014 MFA, Boston



Thursday, April 9, 2015. 04:30 PM


Cantor classroom (next to Cool Cafe)


Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Cantor Arts Center, Humanities Center, Iranian Studies Program, Stanford Global Studies Division