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  • emRepublic of Imaginationem
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    Republic of Imagination

    Azar Nafisi talked about her book Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books. She talked about the importance of reading literature to the character of American democracy. This…

  • emThe Republic of Imaginationem and emPlato at the Googleplexem
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    The Republic of Imagination and Plato at the Googleplex

    Azar Nafisi, author of The Republic of Imagination, talked about her book. She spoke at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 22-23.…

  • 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…

  • Cultural Diplomacy Forum Part 2
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    Cultural Diplomacy Forum, Part 2

    Political and cultural leaders talked about how the U.S. can use culture as a means for communicating with other nations. Iranian Author Azar Nafisi spoke about relations with the Middle East and the Arab world,…

  • Women Authors  The Write Stuff
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    Women Authors: The Write Stuff

    Panelists discussed the lives, roles, and contributions of women. Among the topics addressed were the authors' books, their reasons for writing, and the identities of women. Ms. Sonenshine…