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Conferences and Workshops

AALIMS Conference on Economic and Political Development of the Muslim World (2023)

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Workshop on Persian Poetics (2020)

At the interface of Self and Other, what theories of the lyric subject are elaborated in Persian literature, both medieval and modern? What are the philosophical foundations underlying discussions of poetic practice and how do these practices in turn affect our understanding of an individual poetics? Is there a point where poetics turns into ethics? And how do we, as members of the Western academy, justify our critical practice with regard to a tradition to which we are, in essence, peripheral?