Racial Blackness and Iranian Modernity: A Cinematic Anti-history

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Speaker/Performer: Parisa Vaziri, Cornell University

 Parisa Vaziri is an assistant professor of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Studies at Cornell University. Her forthcoming book, Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery: Iran’s Media Archive, explores Iranian cinema as a site of historical transmission for legacies of African slavery.

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