A conference that will explore Forugh Farrokhzad's literary and broader cultural impact both during her lifetime and in the forty years since her passing.
July 2008 at
Prof. Nasrin Rahimieh, Maseeh Chair
and Director, Dr Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and
Culture, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Lecturer in Persian Studies and Iranian Literature, University of Manchester.
Convened four decades after the untimely death of 20th-century Iran's arguably most influential woman poet, this international conference will gather scholars from Europe, North America and Iran to explore Forugh Farrokhzad's literary and broader cultural impact both during her lifetime and in the forty years since her passing. Proposals for papers which fall within one of the following broad topics are welcome:
The conference will be held over two days at the beginning of July 2008 at the University of Manchester, UK. All proposals (proposed length 300 words) should be received no later than 25th November 2007 to allow for efficient planning of the conference. Please address all enquiries and proposals via email to Dominic Parviz Brookshaw at email@example.com
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