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  • emReading Lolita in Tehranem
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    Reading Lolita in Tehran

    Ms. Nafisi talked about her book Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, published by Random House. Professor Nafisi resigned from her job as a professor of English literature at a…

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  • Azar Nafisi on New Media and Social Networking in Iran
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    Azar Nafisi on New Media and Social Networking in Iran

    Azar Nafisi gave the keynote address at a forum on new media and social networking in Iran. She talked about her experience as a woman writer in Iran, the history of the country, and what a…

    898 views
  • Protests in Iran
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    Protests in Iran

    Azar Nafisi, who lived in Iran during the 1979 Revolution, talked about the current reaction from citizens and leadership in Iran over the results of the presidential election. She also…

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  • Iranian Culture and Society
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    Iranian Culture and Society

    LIVE from the NYPL hosted a discussion titled “Who’s Afraid of Iran?” about the different conceptions people hold about Iranians and to expose some myths and stereotypes. It featured the…

    506 views
  • emReading Lolita in Tehranem
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    Reading Lolita in Tehran

    Professor Nafisi discussed her new book, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, published by Random House. Ms. Nafisi is a former professor at the University of Tehran; she now…

    695 views