August 13, 2020
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Forugh Farrokhzad: more than just poet

Students were introduced to the surprising and somewhat disquieting world of leprosy Wednesday evening when Nasrin Rahimieh, professor of comparative literature and Maseeh Chair and Director at the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at the University of California Irvine, showed a film on a leper colony in Iran and lectured on the film’s maker, Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad. […]