Iranian Studies Webinar Series: Cinema

When and Where

Friday, March 19, 2021 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Online Lecture via Zoom


Dr. Khatereh Sheibani


Pioneer Female Directors, Writers and Producers in Iranian Cinema

Khatereh Sheibani is a lecture and researcher of Persian Studies at York University. She is the author of The Poetics of Iranian Cinema: Aesthetics, Modernity, and Film after the revolusion (2011).

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

Zoom Registration:
* After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Registering once will give you access to the remaining talks in the series.

For further information please contact: Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi ( or Arshavez Mozafari (