Middle East/South Asia Studies and Comparative Literature Present
The Bita Daryabari Lecture Series in Persian Language and Literature
"Iran and the US: Public Diplomacy via the Media"
A lecture by Dr. Hamid Naficy
Thursday, November 7, 2019
International Center Multipurpose Room
HAMID NAFICY is the Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in Communication at Northwestern University. Naficy is a leading authority in cultural studies of diaspora, exile, and postcolonial cinemas and media, and of Iranian and Middle Eastern cinemas and media. His areas of research and teaching include these topics as well as documentary and ethnographic cinemas. He has published nearly a dozen books (some award-winning) and scores of book chapters and journal articles. In addition, he has lectured widely, nationally and internationally, and his works have been cited and reprinted extensively and translated into many languages.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Cinema and Digital Media