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The Southern Christmas Show & Iranian Women Writers

Bill Abbott

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 

Now in its 47th year, we talk to the founders of the Southern Christmas Show about its economic impact and how it's grown. Then, a conversation with one of the most prolific Iranian writers in the world as well as some local women who are advancing the cause of Middle Eastern women everywhere.  


Part 1:

  • David Zimmerman - President of Southern Shows
  • Joan Zimmerman - CEO of Southern Shows

Part 2:

  • Rebecca Joubin - Malcolm O. Partin Assistant Professor of Arab Studies at Davidson College
  • Jaleh Abedini - Former secretary, Iranian Student Organization, UNC Charlotte
  • Moniru Ravanipour - Author of "Ahl-e Gharq," featured presenter at UNC Charlotte International Education Week