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06/30/08

Forugh Farrokhzad (1935-1967): 40-year anniversary conference


Forugh FarrokhzadConference - Introduction

4-5 July 2008
University of Manchester

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.

Organised by

Iran Heritage Foundation and the University of Manchester.

Supported by

Julius Baer (Middle East) Ltd.
Targetfollow Group Limited

Convened by

Prof. Nasrin Rahimieh, Maseeh Chair and Director, Dr Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, University of California, Irvine
and
Dr. Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Lecturer in Persian Studies and Iranian Literature, University of Manchester.

Introduction

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.

Registration

The conference is free to attend, but all participants must pre-register in order to guarantee entry to the conference. Participants must make their own arrangements for accommodation and refreshments/meals.

Click here to download the registration form.

Enquiries and additional information

Dr Dominic Parviz Brookshaw
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL

dominic.p.brookshaw@manchester.ac.uk

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