The Department of Asian Studies of the University of British Columbia and UBC Persian Literature Reading Club are delighted to invite all lovers of Persianate Culture to join us in “Women and Power in Persian Literature: Story reading with Shahrnush Parsipur” event on April 30, 2021. Shahrnush Parsipur is the author of the novels, “Touba and the Meaning of Night (Touba va Manāy-e Shab; 1989)” and “Prison Memoir (Khāterāt-e Zendān; 1996)”. In this workshop, Asian Studies professors, Dr. Hessam Dehghani and Dr. Mostafa Abedinifard will interview the author and delve into one of her best works about Women and Femininity, “Women without Men”.
Each member of the audience has the chance to ask questions and comment on different aspects of this novel and become familiar with the writer’s point of view, technique, and style.
Presented in Persian. Registration is required here.