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Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran

A public lecture by Fatemeh Keshavarz, Washington University

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Fatemeh Keshavarz is an Iranian academic, writer and literary figure. She is a professor of Persian Language and Comparative Literature and chair of the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis. Among Keshavarz's numerous publications are Jasmine and Stars: Reading more than Lolita in Tehran (2007) and Reading Mystical Lyric: The Case of Jalal aI-Din Rumi (1998).


This lecture is part of the Center's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.


Lecture will be presented in English.

Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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