Reading Dangerously: Azar Nafisi


Sep 22, 2022, 3:00 pm

Reading Dangerously invites educational professionals, parents, and the community at large to discuss challenged books and their impact on society. Conversations are informational and participants are not expected to have read the book or be up to date on the conversations beforehand.

Join us for a moderated conversation with Azar Nafisi. Azar Nafisi is the critically acclaimed author of Reading Lolita in Tehran, a New York Times bestseller that is published in thirty-two languages. Nafisi is also known for her other works including, Things I’ve Been Silent About, Republic of Imagination, and That Other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile. She has held various teaching posts across the world including at Johns Hopkins University, Oxford University, and Free Islamic University and Allameh Tabatabai. She now resides in Washington D.C.

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This event is made possible with support from Utah Humanities and the Tanner Center for the Humanities.

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