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Iranian Political Satirists: Experience and motivation in the Contemporary Era
October 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Iranian Political Satirists: Experience and motivation in the Contemporary Era — A lecture by Dr. Mahmud Farjami, Ghent University
“Iranian Political Satirists” explores political satire as a journalistic genre in Iran since the latter days of the Qajar dynasty. It answers a question that looks simple but is very complicated: “Why would someone produce satire, knowing that this act might be followed by dangerous consequences?”
Location: 200B (NMC Seminar Room), 4 Bancroft Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C1
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