Thursday DEC 3, 4:00pm Pacific
Legacy of Forugh Farrokhzad—poetry, fiction, and film
with Sholeh Wolpé, Jasmin Darznik, Shabnam Piryaei
emcee, Persis Karim
co-presented by The Poetry Center and the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, SF State
A late afternoon gathering of poetry, fiction, film, and conversation, inspired and emboldened by the work and legacy of one of Iran’s outstanding cultural figures of the 20th century, poet, filmmaker, and feminist iconoclast Forugh Farrokhzad (December 29, 1934–February 13, 1967). Featuring Sholeh Wolpé, Jasmin Darznik and Shabnam Piryaei. With emcee Persis Karim, Neda Nobari Distinguished Chair and director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. Note early start time!
This remote access event will begin promptly at 4:00 pm Pacific Time, and is free and open to the public. Real-Time Captioning provided on request (Media Captioning provided after the event); for reasonable accommodations please contact email@example.com
Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Co-presented by The Poetry Center and the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies.