Monday, March 27, 2006

Nafisi to speak about imagination and culture

The Austin American-Statesman published an interview with Azar Nafisi yesterday. The author of Reading Lolita in Tehran offered a preview of Wednesday night's Spark event:
I want to talk about the importance of imagination to culture and the way in which it transforms our reality and our interpretation of it. I want to link that to my experiences in Iran, a society that is culturally suppressed, in order to create a form of dialogue between the two systems and cultures. There is a way literature reveals our universal aspirations.
Read the full interview, or find ticket information for Nafisi's speech.


At 4:19 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do you know if there will be a book signing?

At 12:15 PM, Blogger Spark said...

Yes, there will be a book signing following the lecture.


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