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Poster with Fall 2014 events for Iran: Beyond the Headlines series.

Iran: Beyond the Headlines is a learning series that includes book discussions, film screenings, and lecture designed to help us move past today's headlines and explore the history, art, culture, and everyday life of Iranians. Series events are scheduled for September 2014 - April 2015. All events are free and open to the public.

Publication Date

Fall 2014


Gettysburg College, Musselman Library, Iran, reading series, book discussion, film series, Iranian, Tehran


Film and Media Studies | International and Area Studies | Islamic World and Near East History | Library and Information Science | Near and Middle Eastern Studies | Race and Ethnicity | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies




Series events include:

Lecture: "Iranian Cinema and Factional Censorship" by Prof. Jim Udden

Book Discussion: Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji, facilitated by Prof. Amy Evrard

Film Screening: A Separation by Asghar Farhadi, introduced by Prof. Jim Udden

Book Discussion & Film Screening: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Lecture: "Art, Artists, and Resistance in Iran and Iranian Diaspora" by Prof. Shiva Balaghi