Iran Colloquium: Parisa Vaziri, Cornell University

Racial Blackness and Iranian Modernity: A Cinematic Anti-history

Oct 13, 2021 
Parisa Vaziri is an assistant professor of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Studies at Cornell University. Her forthcoming book, Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery: Iran’s Media Archive, explores Iranian cinema as a site of historical transmission for legacies of African slavery.