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Nostalgia for the Future: Poetics of Occultation

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Date:
May 25
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
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70-72A1

Colloquium with Ahoo Najafian, PhD student in Religious Studies. For Religious Studies faculty, graduate students, and Stanford-affiliated guests.

This paper looks at appropriations of the 14th-century poet Hafez in the 20th-century Iran as the voice of mystical Shi’ism.