Dr. Cyrus Zargar: Iran from the Inside Out, Culture and Literature through the Lens of Politics Past

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 ,
7:00 PM
- Bettendorf, IA, United States

Free Event

Dr. Cyrus Zargar will discuss the state of Iranian popular culture today, especially as it relates to current events. Film, television, music, and literature in Iran today reflect a society that is young, hopeful about the future, reflective about the past and very conscious of global perceptions. Building on a rich heritage of poetry and music, Iranian artists have something to say about Iranian identity and the headlines and controversies frequently surrounding Iran.
Admission: Free

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