BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Washington College//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Washington College Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20130310T070000 RDATE:20130310T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20131103T060000 RDATE:20131103T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130930T163000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130930T173000 LOCATION:Decker Theater GEO:39.217545;-76.06976 SUMMARY:First-Year Book: Azar Nafisi Discusses Reading Lolita in Tehra DESCRIPTION:Reading Lolita in Tehran was highly praised by publications all over the U.S. including the NY Times\, the Atlantic Monthly\, the New Republic\, the Miami Herald\, Kirkus Reviews\, the Library Journal and Publishers' Weekly\, and by diverse writers including Susan Sontag\, Geraldine Brooks\, Bernard Lewis and Margaret Atwood.\n\n Azar Nafisi is now Visiting Professor and executive director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington\, DC\, where she is a professor of aesthetics\, culture\, and literature\, and teaches courses on the relation between culture and politics. She held a fellowship at Oxford University\, teaching and conducting a series of lectures on culture and the important role of Western literature and culture in Iran after the revolution in 1979. She taught at the University of Tehran\, the Free Islamic University\, and Allameh Tabatabai before her return to the United States in 1997. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Reading Lolita in Tehran was highly praised by publications all over the U.S. including the NY Times, the Atlantic Monthly, the New Republic, the Miami Herald, Kirkus Reviews, the Library Journal and Publishers' Weekly, and by diverse writers including Susan Sontag, Geraldine Brooks, Bernard Lewis and Margaret Atwood.\n

\n Azar Nafisi is now Visiting Professor and executive director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, where she is a professor of aesthetics, culture, and literature, and teaches courses on the relation between culture and politics. She held a fellowship at Oxford University, teaching and conducting a series of lectures on culture and the important role of Western literature and culture in Iran after the revolution in 1979. She taught at the University of Tehran, the Free Islamic University, and Allameh Tabatabai before her return to the United States in 1997.\n

UID:20130930T203000Z-3306@www.washcoll.edu URL:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/events/3306-first-year-book-azar-nafisi-discusses-reading CATEGORIES:Lectures,Community,Open to the Public,Literary Events LAST-MODIFIED:20130613T152302Z ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/image/gid/60/width/80/height/80/crop/1/30869_51jpfiyaa4l.jpg X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:3306 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/New_York X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/image/gid/60/width/80/height/80/crop/1/30869_51jpfiyaa4l.jpg X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:Dr Nafisi will speak to the first year class about Reading Lolita in Tehran\, and her current work on the value of the liberal arts. Faculty and staff are also invited to attend her talk. END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR