SCC Hagan Center Diversity Series Speaker: Azar Nafisi

Category: Community Events
April 19, 2022
5:30 PM -
6:30 PM

Nafisi is a lifelong champion and ardent supporter of the importance of humanities and liberal arts and the role they play in preservation and promotion of democracy. She is best known as the author of the national bestseller “Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books.”

Nafisi has lectured and written extensively in English and Persian on the political implications of literature and culture, as well as the human rights of the Iranian women and girls and the important role they play in the process of change for pluralism and an open society in Iran.

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