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25
Apr

From the Court to the Street: Love and Dissent in Persian Poetry

Activities Providence / Description

A night of music and poetry spanning from the 14th Century to the modern era, including readings from Hafez, Rumi, and Farrokhzad. Poems will be read in both Persian and English.

Featuring Elizabeth Gray, author of, "The Green Sea of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals from the Diwan-i Hafiz-i Shirazi," and Iraj Anvar, cofounder and director of the Tehran Theater Workshop and visiting lecturer in Modern Persian at Brown University.

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