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Azar Nafisi Blogs

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Azar Nafisi(Persian: آذر نفیسی‎), born ca. 1947, is an Iranian academic and bestselling writer who has resided in the United States since 1997 when she emigrated from Iran. Her field...

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  • In her farewell letter to the students of Marietta College, ...

      Blog Source: interlitq.wordpress.com | 2 years ago
    In her farewell letter to the students of Marietta College, President Jean Scott (The Marcolian, 03.04.12) invokes the words of Azar Nafisis, a Consulting Editor for Interlitq: “Azar Nafisi wrote in 'Reading Lolita in Tehran', 'You get a
  • Interviewed in Washington DC by Azar Nafisi, a Consulting ...

      Blog Source: interlitq.wordpress.com | 2 years ago
    Interviewed in Washington DC byAzar Nafisi, the Iranian academic, writer, and implacable fighter for women's rights, and who is a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, Marjane Satrapi, the graphic novelist and writer discussed (Karolina Ramos, The ...
  • Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran | A ...

      Blog Source: aspiritedmind.com | 2 years ago
    Keshavarz and Azar Nafisi (the author of Reading Lolita) have very different perspectives on Iran, Iranian people, the Revolution, and the role of literature in that country, and they write from quite different religious and political perspectives.
  • Interview with curator Andrea Fitzpatrick and artists Samira ...

      Blog Source: www.artoronto.ca | 2 years ago
    Besides that I was reading the wonderful memoirs published by Iranian exiled artists such as Iran Awakening by Shirin Ebadi, Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, as well as the Canadian Iranian writer Marina Nemats Prisoner of Tehran.
  • Iranian-French author shares culture - The GW Hatchet

      Blog Source: www.gwhatchet.com | 2 years ago
    Interviewed by Iranian-American scholar Azar Nafisi, whose book “Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books” made the New York Times bestseller list, related to Satrapi's experiences in their home country. “The first thing a totalitarian ...
  • ComicsDC: Marjane Satrapi at George Washington's Lisner ...

      Blog Source: comicsdc.blogspot.com | 2 years ago
    She will be interviewed by Azar Nafisi, whose acclaimed Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books electrified readers with a compassionate and often harrowing portrait of the Islamic revolution in Iran and how it affected one university ...
  • Reading list: Bookseller Ben Walsh's top 6 books about ...

      Blog Source: www.chicsavvytravels.com | 2 years ago
    Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republican of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads ...
  • The Canadian Club of RomeLe club canadien de Rome: CCR Book ....

      Blog Source: canadianclubofrome.blogspot.com | 2 years ago
    Our Book Club pick for May is "Reading Lolita in Tehran" by author Azar Nafisi, 2003. The meeting for the discussion of this book will be Tuesday, May 22, 2012 rather than our usual Wednesday. When: Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Time: 7:30pm ...
  • Do Arabs Really 'Hate' Women? The Problem With ...

      Blog Source: www.themuslimtimes.org | 2 years ago
    Books by these “native voices” — including Ayaan Hirsi Ali's “Infidel,” Azar Nafisi's “Reading Lolita” in Tehran, and Irshad Mandji's “Faith Without Fear” — have flown off the shelves in post-9/11 America despite being roundly rebuffed by
  • Spirited Woman Blogger Team: International Book Fairs

      Blog Source: www.thespiritedwoman.com | 2 years ago
    I've visited the "book fair tents" or heard speeches by some of the most popular authors in the world: Mystery - John Grisham; Biography - Ricky Minor (Conductor, American Idol and The Tonight Show); Politics - Azar Nafisi (Reading


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