Spotlight: Writers on Iran

Michael Dekel in conversation with Salar Abdoh

The paperback launch of
Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey

“Not simply another detail of the Holocaust but a matter of enduring existential, psychological and moral reflection. “

―Jonathan Brent, New York Times Book Review

Thursday, March 31, 2022
6:00 – 70:00 PM

Shepard Hall 350
The City College of New York 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031

Michael Dekel is a Distinguished Professor of English and the 2021-22 Stuart Z. Katz Professor of Humanities at City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. Fort his book, she was named a finalist for the2020 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, the National Jewish Book Award for Writing Based on Archival Material, and the Chautauqua Prize for Contribution to the Literary Arts.


Michael Deker poster

Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by The Estate of Kenneth Kowald Fund for Advancing American Literature and by the LUCE Foundation’s Harlem Archives project. Spotlight is a new series engaging authors, writers and the public in the most pressing conversations of our time, through the lens of literature and the arts.

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