The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Lecture Series: Women Poets

When and Where

Friday, April 30, 2021 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Online Lecture via Zoom


Sunil Sharma


Anthologies of Persian(ate) Poetry by Women

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies presents its Lecture Series: Women Poets with Professor Sunil Sharma, Boston University.
Sunil Sharma is a professor of Persianate and comparative literature at Boston University. His areas of expertise are Persian and South Asian literatures, and his research interests include poetry and court cultures, the history of the book, and travel writing. His latest book, Mughal Arcadia: Persian Poetry in an Indian Court (Harvard University Press, 2017), is a study of early modern Persianate literature.

Co-sponsors: Toronto Initiative for Iranian Studies; Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations; Department of History; Department of Historical Studies; Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies-UTM; Cinema Studies Institute; Centre for Comparative Literature; Critical Studies in Equity and Solidarity; Department of History (York University); Department of English (Ryerson University), and Iran Namag: A Quarterly of Iranian Studies

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