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Homesick Mosque and Other Stories By Reza Jalali
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When the Twin Towers in New York were hit on September 11, 2001, not only was the Americans public’s sense of security shattered, also that of American Muslims, whose lives, in so many ways,... More > were turned upside down. Overnight, a country that they had loved and called home for years and generations became a dark and dangerous place. Friendships, jobs, and opportunities were lost; people were pulled out of lines in airports and interrogated; citizens resembling the hijackers found their loyalty to the U.S. questioned; and those escaping political and religious persecution to find safety and security in the U.S. were, once again, reminded of repressive life they had left behind. A simple act, such as going to a mosque in a small New England town to attend the Friday prayer, became a risky business. The stories in this collection represent the struggle of America’s newest immigrants to survive the most recent wave of hatred and xenophobia, in order to feel belonging and at home in the post-9/11 America.< Less
The Poets and the Assassin By Reza Jalali
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The Poets and The Assassins offers a historic and contemporary insight into the plight of women in Iran, a society shrouded in mystery, by challenging our assumption about a land that was once home... More > to the rich Persian civilization. Iranian women, covered under the traditional chador, the portable walls that segregates them from the public, unseen, anonymous but restless and eloquent, have continued their fight for gender equity. The play portrays the Iranian women’s struggle against religious and cultural tyranny while countering stereotypes about Muslim women. A myth-buster, the play unveils the complex lives of Iranian women caught in the battle of traditionalism and modernity while challenging our assumption about them.< Less
The Poets and the Assassin By Reza Jalali
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A play about historical Iranian female poets,including Rabia of Balkh, Mahsati, Tahereh, Taj Al-Saltana, Parvin E’tessami, Simin Behbahani, Forough Farrokhzad, Tahereh Saffarzadeh, Marzieh... More > Ahmadi Oskooii.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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