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Poster with Spring 2015 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

Spring 2015


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:

Film Screening: Offside by Jafar Panahi, introduced by Prof. Jim Udden

Book Discussion: The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer

Author Visit: "Between Absence and Presence: Exile, Memory, and the Archival Impulse" by Dalia Sofer

Panel Presentation: "Iran and Regional Politics" by Dr. Imad Harb

Book Discussion: Iran Awakening by Shirin Ebadi (Click here for discussion questions)