FORA.tv Speaker - Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet is the Robert I. Williams Term
Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has
directed the Middle East Center since 2006. She is the author of, Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation, 1804-1946 (Princeton University Press, 1999) and Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran (Oxford University Press, 2011). A forthcoming book is Frontier Narratives of the Middle East and she is also completing a book on America 's historical relationship with Iran and the Islamic world entitled, American Divines, Persian Diplomats: A History of US-Iranian Relations, 1833-1979. In addition to her academic work, Kashani-Sabet has written several fictional pieces including the novel, Martyrdom Street. She is a member of the Association of Iranian American Writers.
11.29.12 | 01:39:45 min
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