Dr. Zohreh Sullivan, Emeritus
Professor of English and African Studies at the
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will
be the featured speaker in the Schmidlapp
Distinguished Lectureship in Women’s Studies
Thursday, March 31.
Sullivan’s presentation, “The Currency of Islam: Feminism, History, and Iran,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Shawkey Dining Room on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center. The event is free to the public and a reception will follow.
Sullivan is the author of two books, Narratives of Empire: The Fictions of Rudyard Kipling and Exiled Memories: Stories of Iranian Diaspora, as well as numerous articles on British, colonial and postcolonial literatures.
The Schmidlapp lectureship is sponsored by the Charlotte M. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank Trustee.
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