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Coming from Nowhere: Breaking Free of Cultural Branding and Identity Politics

April 20, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library

Free and open to the public. Event is in English.

Bahiyyih Nakhjavani was born in Iran, raised in Uganda, and educated in the UK and the States. She has taught literature and creative writing in many countries, is the author of non-fiction as well as novels, and has adapted Persian poetry into English during her career as a teacher and a writer.  Her latest work, Us & Them, is a satire about the Iranian diaspora all over the world. She currently lives in Strasburg, France.

Copies of Ms. Nakhjavani's newest book will be available for purchase at the event.

Event Sponsor: 
The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies and the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts
Contact Email: 
iranianstudies@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-0939