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03 February 2023

A/P/A Reads: “The Name on My Coffee Cup” by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

REGISTER (NYU students only)   For its first meeting of the semester, A/P/A Reads will discuss, over dinner, “The Name on My Coffee Cup” by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh. Attendees are encouraged to read the article, which was published by the New Yorker, in advance, but copies will also be provided.   Launched in Fall 2020, A/P/A Reads is a student-run book club for NYU students with an interest in A/P/A writing and literature. Members meet monthly to discuss selected works, and engage in meaningful dialogue together. The…

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25 April 2023

This Flame Within: Iranian Revolutionaries in the US

Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER This Flame Within (Duke University Press, December 2022), Manijeh Moradian (Barnard College), tells the story of Iranian foreign students who came to the US in the 1960s and 1970s and joined a global uprising against US imperialism. The book investigates the transnational process that shaped revolutionary subjectivity and fueled a movement to end US support for the Shah of Iran. Drawing…

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