Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Challenges of writing in Three Languages

The Persian Circle at the University of Chicago Presents
انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Ezzat Goushegir
عزت گوشه گیر
ویژگی های آوایی، تصویری و معنایی در سه زبان
Features of Sound, Image and Meaning in Three Languages
(The Challenges of writing in Three Languages)
Ezzat Goushegir, is a playwright, author and film critic. She has performed her plays internationally as well as published five books in Farsi, including three collections of short stories: “The Woman, the Room and Love”, “…And Suddenly the Leopard Cried: Woman”, “The Woman Reluctantly Said Goodbye, a collection of two plays and a book of poetry. A number of her plays have been staged and produced in the US, Europe, Canada, the Philippines and China since 1987; among them "Maryam's Pregnancy" which won a Richard Maibaum award and Behind the Curtains received a Norman Felton award. Three of her plays “Medea was Born in Fallujah”, “You are not a Man!” and “Now Smile” were anthologized in "Witness, Crawdad and Afghanistan: A Window on the Tragedy." Currently she teaches at DePaul University in Chicago.

**The talk will be in Persian and Professor Goushegir will read excerpts of her plays in English**
Wednesday, May 13 at 5:00pm
University of Chicago
Pick Hall, 5828 South University Ave.
Room #218
Chicago, IL 60637

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