Archive for November, 2006

Multimedia Festival Celebrating Forough Farrokhzad

Front page write up in the Press Republican on our November 2006 Multimedia Conference on Modern Iranian Women Poets, celebrating the life and work of legendary Iranian poet, Forough Farrokhzad.

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MESA Conference: Creative Expressions

DVD screens at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) annual conference in Boston. November 18-21.

Modern Iranian Women Poets Conference

The Translation Project organizes a multi-media conference on the life and poetry of Iranian women poets including and since Forough Farrokhzad. Conference presentations include Farrokhzad’s only film, The House is Black, the Nasser Saffarian trilogy of films on Farrokhzad, Sard-e Sabz, Jaam-e Jaan, and Oj-e Moj. Dr. Maryam Habibian presents a lecture, a theater piece and a short documentary on the life and work of Farrokhzad. Niloufar Talebi presents a dramatic reading of selections from her Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Poetry Around the World, a lecture on contemporary Iranian poetry and a screening of Midnight Approaches….

November 14-15, State University of New York, Plattsburgh

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