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Drop-In Book Club: The Septembers of Shiraz with Professor Jaleh Pirnazar

  • Congregation Beth Israel 1630 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA, 94703 United States (map)
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Please join us at Congregation Beth Israel in Berkeley for a discussion of this year's One Bay One Book selection, The Septembers of Shiraz, by Dalia Sofer, led by Professor Jaleh Pirnazar. 

Books are available for borrowing and can be signed out at Congregation Beth Israel in Berkeley or the Jewish Community Library in San Francisco. 

Dr. Jaleh Pirnazar has been teaching in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1980. Her research interests include Iranian history, literature, ethnic and religious minorities in Iran. She teaches Modern Persian Language and Literature as well as Iranian Cinema. Her publications include “A Voice of Exile” in The Literary Review: Iranian Diaspora Literature Since 1980 (1996); “Iranian Jews, National Identity and Journalism 1915-1979” in The History of Contemporary Iranian Jews (2000); and “The Image of the Iranian Jew in the Writings of Three Modern Iranian Writers" in Iran Nameh (1995).

Co-presented by JIMENA: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa.