Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture Hosts a Day-Long Workshop and Discussion (on May 3rd 2008) to Inaugurate ASSOCIATION for IRANIAN-AMERICAN WRITERS (IAWA)
Place: University of California, Irvine, Humanities Instructional Building Room 100
A representative group of novelists, poets, fiction and nonfiction writers will come together for a day-long workshop and discussion about what it means to be a writer in the United States, and more specifically, in a place like California. The participants will be Majid Amini, Anita Amirrezvani, Jasmin Darznik, Parissa Ebrahimzadeh, Haleh Hatami, Zara Houshmand, Jahanshah Javid, Esther Kamkar, Porochista Khakpour, Sharon May, Majid Naficy, Gina Barkhordar Nahai, Sepideh Saremi, Ari Siletz, Sholeh Wolpé.
Hosted by the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and its Director, Dr. Nasrin Rahimieh, and co-convened with Dr. Persis Karim of San Jose State University, this workshop seeks to foster rich and timely dialogue and discussion among writers living in or with deep roots in California and whose work is shaping some of the important concerns of Iranian culture in North ... >>>