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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