August 30, 2017
Amir Moosavi received his PhD in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from NYU in 2016. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Europe in the Middle East – the Middle East in Europe (EUME) program Berlin, with financial support from the Volkswagen and Mellon Foundations. His research and teaching interests include modern Persian and Arabic literatures, war and cultural production and comparative cultural studies of the modern Middle East. He has previously taught at NYU, Bard College, and Hunter College. His current book is a comparative study of Persian and Arabic fiction the Iran-Iraq War.