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To Write a Country: Home, Family, and the Art of Remembrance in the Iranian Diaspora

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April 18, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Jasmin Darznik
Event Sponsor: 
Iranian Studies Program

Jasmin Darznik, Washington University & Lee University

Jasmin Darznik is the author of The Good Daughter: A Memoir of MyMother’s Life.  A New York Times bestseller, the book has beentranslated into eight languages and was shortlisted for the 2012Saroyan International Prize for Writing.  Her writing has appeared inthe New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times.  Dr.Darznik was born in Tehran, Iran and received her PhD from PrincetonUniversity. She has received grants, fellowships, and honors from theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, Steinbeck Fellows Program,Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Corporation of Yaddo.  She iscurrently a professor of English and creative writing at Washingtonand Lee University and the recipient of a 2013 Outstanding FacultyAward from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. 

History Corner, Building 200, Room 002

Free and open to the public.

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