Roqe Ep #280 - The Best of Roqe - Dr. Farzaneh Milani, “The Puzzle of Persian Pizza.”
Another installment of “The Best of Roqe” series featuring an interview with acclaimed author, poet and scholar, Farzaneh Milani. Dr. Milani, a professor of Persian literature and women’s studies at the University of Virginia, joins Jian to recount her story of emigrating from Iran to America and becoming a foremost authority on Iranian women writers, her passion for female literature - and Forough Farrokhzad in particular - and what she has recently termed, a “threshold” perspective among writers in the diaspora. Plus, one of the team’s favourite comedic moments is revisited with a Roqe Funny about pizza and ketchup.
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