Tue, Oct 24|
West Vancouver Memorial Library
A Night With Hafez: Discussion on the Poetry of Hafez of Shiraz (A Literary Session)
Celebrating the Magic of Hafez Poetry with Dr Leila Raei, in collaboration with Farsi dar BC Campaign (Welsh Hall)
Time and Location
Oct 24, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM
West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J8, Canada
We gather in the night to recite Hafez's poems and discuss their influence on the thoughts of contemporary Persian speakers. Let's reflect briefly on Hafez's philosophy and worldview, exploring the similarities between the era he lived in and our present world.
Coordinator: Dr Leila Raei - PhD in Persian Literature.
Special thanks to West Vancouver Memorial Library for hosting us.
This event takes place in the the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. As a settler, I am thankful for their generosity and guardianship of these lands and waters.