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The Life and Death of Sadeq Hedayat: Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 9:45 PM (EDT)
The Life and Death of Sadeq Hedayat:
Film Screening & Panel Discussion.
A reception follows the panel discussion.
A reception at 5:00 precedes the screening of the film at 6:00 p.m
24 September 2011
Isabel Bader Theater
The University of Toronto
93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
After the screening of the documentary film “From House No. 37: Sadeq Hedayat,” the directors Sam Kalantari and Mohsen Shahrnazdar will join Ramin Jahanbegloo, Homa Katouzian, Marta Simidchieva, and Mohamad Tavakoli for a discussion of Hedayat’s enigmatic life. The most prominent Persian writer of the twentieth century, Sadeq Hedayat (1903-1951) was the author of many short stories and novels, including the celebrated work The Blind Owl (1936). A reception at 5:00 precedes the screening of the film at 6:00 p.m.
Mohamad Tavakoli, University of Toronto
The Toronto Initiative For Iranian Studies, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Department of History, Department of Historical Studies-UTM, Department of Humanities-UTSC, in collaboration with The Foundation for Iranian Studies.