"Persian Literature in the World and the World in Persian Literature" Monday, October 8, 2018, 7 – 8:30pm
"Persian Literature in the World and the World in Persian Literature"
Room:Ballroom A
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Event Type:Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Amy Motlagh
Sponsored by:Middle East/South Asia Studies Program

Speaker: Amy Motlagh, associate professor of comparative literature and Middle East and South Asian studies, UC Davis, and who is the inaugural Bita Daryabari Presidential Chair in Persian Language and Literature. Her first book, Burying the Beloved: Realism and Reform in Modern Iran, focused on the connections among civil law, prose fiction and gender in 20th-century Iran. Her current research is focused on the translation and circulation of Persian literature, and she maintains an active interest in the production of Iranian diasporic culture around the world.

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