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From Pre-School to PhD: Iranian American Women on the Future of Education
Presented by Northern California Chapter of Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF), August 21, 2016


Women in Action: Persis Karim, Poet – Social Activist, July 2016

WOLM 2016 Spring: #3 History’s Shadow and El Realismo Mágico, Santa Rosa JC, April 2016

City Lore: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World: Poetry Reading and Talk with Dr. Persis Karim, Feb, 2016

OUMA Lecture: “Freedom to Tell Our Own Stories: New Landscapes of Iranian-American Writing”, Oglethorpe University, June 2015

Persis Karim “Freedom is to Die For” at the San Francisco Public Library, May, 2015

Persis Karim “Pomegranates” at the San Francisco Public Library, May, 2015

Persis’s interview with “Love Letters Live” host, Janet Gallin, San Francisco, Jan 2015
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Asia Society Reading/Discussion of Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers, December 2013, New York, NY

Asia Society Reading/Discussion of Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers, December 2013, New York, NY
'It's Almost Impossible to Avoid Politics'

Iranian American Fiction (Complete), December 2013, New York, NY
ranian American Fiction (Complete)

“The Making of Plum Jam”, January 2013 – Radio Version
The Making of Plum Jam… (a radio documentary program with The Kitchen Sisters), January 2013 – BLOG version

San Jose State University “Legacy of Poetry Day”, April 2012, San Jose, CA

Persis Karim, SJSU English Department, Nov. 2011

City Lore: Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World, May 2011

An Afternoon of Poetry and Prose by AIAW, June 2010

Association of Iranian American Writers (AIAW) Reading at SF Public Library, 2009
San Francisco, CA 2009


2007 Litquake Part 2 Reading, San Francisco Public Library

Litquake 2007 Reading, San Francisco Public Library

Book Passage Reading of Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been, Tamal Vista, CA 2006
Book Passage Reading of Let Me Tell You Where I've Been, Tamal Vista, CA 2006

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