Lecture: Life and Legacy of Tahereh Qurraut’l-Ayn with Poetry & Music

May 17, 2023 - 6:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Ms. Haleh Saei

The Duke University Emamian Lecture Series presents Ms. Haleh Saei, who will give a talk about the life and legacy of Tahereh Qurraut'l-Ayn. Tahereh Qurraut'l-Ayn was an influential poet and women's rights activist in Iran from 1814 - 1852. The lecture will be followed by a reading of her poetry, music and time for Q&A and free discussion. This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Dr. Ali and Parvin Jarrahi; Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC); Duke University Middle Eastern Studies Center; Duke University Persian Studies Program; Center for Excellence in Persian Arts & Sciences (CEPAS); Duke Islamic Studies Center; Persian Studies Program at UNC Chapel Hill; Duke University Libraries.

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