Roxanne Varzi

author, 'Warring Souls'

Guest

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Film Studies at University of California at Irvine; author of Warring Souls: Media, Martyrdom and Youth in Post-Revolution Iran; Director of Plastic Flowers Never Die, a documentary about mourning and martyrdom in the Iran-Iraq war

Roxanne Varzi on KCRW

Thirty-one years ago today, Islamic clerics in Iran shook the world, leading a revolution fueled by hatred of the West.

Revolution Day in Iran Splits Populace

Thirty-one years ago today, Islamic clerics in Iran shook the world, leading a revolution fueled by hatred of the West.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Thirty-one years ago today, Islamic clerics in Iran shook the world, leading a revolution fueled by hatred of the West.

Revolution Day in Iran Splits Populace

Thirty-one years ago today, Islamic clerics in Iran shook the world, leading a revolution fueled by hatred of the West.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Southern California has a unique relationship with climate change. So what’s happening now? How did we get here? And what can we do? This first episode of "In Our Backyard."

from To the Point

The UC and Cal State college systems say they plan to require students and faculty to get COVID-19 vaccines before returning to campus this fall — but that’s only after the FDA…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

from Left, Right & Center

State Senator Steven Bradford's bill would create a misconduct review panel that could strip officers of their badges.

from KCRW Features

This week , Apple released a software update that would let its device users decide whether to share their data and activities with apps and websites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Caitlyn Jenner, reality TV star and California gubernatorial hopeful, said over the weekend that she was against trans girls competing in girls’ sports.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss the Chauvin verdict, the Biden administration’s immigration policy and the effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom

from Left, Right & Center

As President Biden approaches his 100th day in office, he plans to address a Joint Session of Congress.

With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

from Greater LA