Events, Film

Iranian Cinema Is Topic of Feb. 10 Program

Crude Extractions: The Quest for Oil and the Construction of an Imaginary Modernity in Iranian Cinema
With Prof. Negar Mottahedeh, Duke University
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
FedEx Global Education Center
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:15 p.m. Program
Free and open to the public
Information: Liza Terll, Friends of the Library, (919) 548-1203

Negar Mottahedeh, professor of literature at Duke University, will speak about contemporary Iranian film in a free public program on Feb. 10 at the FedEx Global Education Center.

crude_extractions_750Mottahedeh is a cultural critic and film theorist specializing in interdisciplinary and feminist contributions to Middle Eastern studies and film studies.

UNC Friends of the Library is co-sponsoring this program with the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC Persian Studies, and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina.

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