Iran Colloquium: Allegories of Reading/Reading Allegories: Can we still Read Avicenna and Suhrawardi’s Allegories?

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. His recent books include publications on Islamic Liberation Theology, Knowledge and Power, Shi’ism, and the Persianate World, among other. He is also the author of over 100 essays, articles and book reviews on subjects ranging from Iranian and Islamic Studies, comparative literature, world cinema, and the philosophy of art (trans-aesthetics). His books and articles have been translated into numerous languages, including Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Danish, Russian, Hebrew, Italian, Arabic, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Urdu and Catalan.

Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University