Contemporary Iranian Poetry in Translation: A Reading and Conversation with Kayvan Tahmasebian and Rebecca Ruth Gould

Join us for a reading and discussion of modern Iranian poetry and translation with Kayvan Tahmasebian and Rebecca Ruth Gould, both scholars and practicing poets based at the University of Birmingham, who frequently collaborate on their translations of Persian poetry. They will read poetry by Tahmasebian, as well as their translations of verse by Bijan Elahi and Hasan Alizadeh. They will be joined in conversation by Sam Hodgkin and Robyn Creswell from Yale’s Department of Comparative Literature. RSVP here.