Campus community pays tribute to women of Iran through music, poetry

Author: Matt Itelson
March 2, 2023
Farnaz Zabetian’s mural on a garage door on Clarion Alley in San Francisco depicts a woman cutting her hair in front of raised fists and the colors of the Iran flag
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Farnaz Zabetian/Clarion Alley Mural Project

San Francisco State University students, faculty and alumni are coming together for several events this month supporting women’s rights in Iran. Admission is free. 

Professor Persis Karim, director of the San Francisco State Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, organized the events with Music Professor Hafez Modirzadeh. Karim says the events are a tribute to the “brave women, girls and youth of Iran and, more importantly, students, who continue to fight for their rights even in the midst of severe state violence.”

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