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Humanities Lecture Series

Join Us for Our Next Lecture

Our spring 2022-2023 lecture will be held as a virtual presentation. All lectures are free.

A Woman's Voice in the World

Writing Fiction, Discovering Your Voice, 
and Writing the Stories Only You Can Write—Lecture and Discussion with Jasmin Darznik 

Thursday, June 1, 2023
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public

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About Jasmin Darznik

Meet Jasmin DarznikJasmin Darznik is the New York Times bestselling author of three books, The Bohemians, Song of a Captive Bird, and The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life. Her books have been published in eighteen countries and her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times, among others. She was born in Iran and came to America when she was five years old. She holds an MFA in fiction from Bennington College, a J.D. from the University of California, and a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. She is an associate professor and chair of the MFA Program in Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.


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A Thank You to Our Sponsor

The 2022-2023 Humanities Lecture Series is supported by a generous anonymous donation.

Aida Dargahi


Aida Dargahi, M.A. Humanities Lecture Series Director