About karaabdolmaleki

Kara Abdolmaleki holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Alberta. His dissertation was titled ‘A Robin Redbreast’ in an ‘Iron Cage’: Revisiting the Intellectual Movement of Dissent in Iran between the 1953 Coup and the 1979 Revolution. It examines Romanticist and critical counter-Enlightenment propensities in Iranian fiction, poetry, and film. Kara completed his master's and bachelor’s degrees in English Literature at the University of Tehran and Kurdistan University, Iran. In Canada, he collaborated with several journals including The Canadian Review of Comparative Literature and Inquire Journal of Comparative Literature in various capacities. His work has appeared in the International Journal of Iranian Studies, Film International, Parsagon, and The Guardian. His research interests include Iranian cinema, literature, and culture as well as postcolonial and Critical Theory.

UCM Book Launch, June 1, University of Toronto

Dear UCM advisors, keynote speakers, session chairs, chapter authors, and volunteers,
We are pleased to announce that the launch of UCM edited volume is now confirmed; the book launch will be held in Toronto, at the University of Toronto, on June 1st, 6:30-8:30 p.m. As our book launch coincides with the Canadian Federation of Humanities  and Social Sciences Congress (this year taking place at Ryerson university in Toronto), we hope to see more of our chapter authors, friends, and colleagues at the event. This event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. Light refreshments will be provided.
The location details of our book launch is as follows:
Borden Building North,
563 Spadina crescent,
1st floor
Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
University of Toronto
M5S 2J7
You can also find the event details on our facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ucmconf/), and our website (https://ucmconf.com/). A poster of the event is also attached to this message.
Please feel free to check the publication details of the book on the publisher’s website:

Thank you!

The organizing committee would like to express our deepest gratitude and sincere thanks to our presenters, chairs, keynote speakers, and members of the advisory board. We are honoured to have hosted such a superlative array of scholars and we hope that we meet again, some sunny day!