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Nostalgia for the Future: Poetics of Occultation

May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Building 70, Room 72A1

Colloquium with Ahoo Najafian, PhD student in Religious Studies. For Religious Studies faculty, graduate students, and Stanford-affiliated guests.

This paper looks at appropriations of the 14th-century poet Hafez in the 20th-century Iran as the voice of mystical Shi’ism.

Open to Stanford Affiliates only