Nima Naghibi

Moderator, Scholar

Nima Naghibi is Professor of English at Toronto Metropolitan University. She has
written about the intersection of Western and Iranian feminisms and the 1979 feminist protests in Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran (Minnesota Press, 2007), and on diasporic Iranian women’s life narratives in Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora (Minnesota Press, 2016). In 2020, she co-edited, with Candida Rifkind and Eleanor Ty, a special issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies on“Migration, Exile, and Diaspora in Graphic Life Narratives.” She has published essays and book chapters on diasporic Iranian memoirs, intergenerational trauma, and the intersection of Western and Iranian feminisms.

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