Women & Gender Studies Institute

Political Prisoners: Beyond the Wall, the Word, the Art

Date: December 10, 2011
Time:
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location
: Innis Town Hall
Innis College, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 1J5
www.utoronto.ca/townhall

This event will feature the work of:

Shahla Talebi’s memoir:

Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran

Chowra Makaremi’s memoir:

Aziz’s Notebook: at the Heart of the Iranian Revolution (Le cahier d’Aziz : au coeur de la révolution iranienne)

Roshanak Jaberi’s dance piece:

Behind the Stained Walls

Shadi Amin’s research work:

Documented Cases of Rape and Sexual Abuse of Female Political Prisoners in the 1980s

This event is sponsored by: Dr. Shahrzad Mojab and Bethany J. Osborne Memories, Memoirs and the Arts: Women Political Prisoners; The Hammed Shahidian Legacy Initiative; Women and Gender Studies Institute; Toronto Arts Council; Shahrvand: The Iranian Newspaper.

For more information about this event, please contact :

Shahrzad Mojab

Bethany Osborne