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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, February 7 at 4:30pm with playwright Ezzat Goushegir:

“I’m not an Exceptionalist!”

A play reading

The reading will be in English, comments by the author will be in Persian.


Ezzat Goushegir is a playwright, author and film critic.  She has performed her plays internationally as well as published five books (in Farsi), including three collections of short stories. Feminist perspective has the center role and interest in her writing. She brings a global and international perspective to her work by questioning social, political and gender issues.

Her plays have been translated into French, Arabic and Mandarin and produced by a variety of theater companies including “Maryam’s pregnancy”, which won a Richard Maibaum award and “Behind the curtains”, recipient at a Norman Felton award.  She is the member of “The Dramatists Guild of America” and “The Association of Writers and Writing Program”. Currently she teaches at (SNL) DePaul University in Chicago.

There will be tea & sweets!

Tuesday, February 7

4:30-6pm: Persian Circle talk (Pick Hall 218)

 (5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)


See you there,


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