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June 4, 2020

NIACast Episode #8 – Book Talk: “In Praise of Big Noses” with Persis Karim

NIACast Episode #8 – Book Talk: “In Praise of Big Noses” with Persis Karim

Continuing our series of conversations with authors featured in “My Shadow is My Skin: Voices from the Iranian Diaspora,” Assal and Mana chat with Dr. Persis Karim, who contributed an essay and the forward for the anthology, and helped bring the entire project together with her work at San Francisco State University’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. Both thoughtful and witty, her essay, “In Praise of Big Noses,” reflects on the influence of the western aesthetic on the Iranian body. “My Shadow is My Skin” is available at your local bookstore or on Amazon.


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