Maz Jobrani

Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Open to the public
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The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian GUlf Studies; co-sponsored by the Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Maz Jobrani can currently be seen on his Netflix standup special, “Immigrant.” His solo specials on Showtime include “Brown and Friendly,” “I Come in Peace,” and “I’m Not a Terrorist, but I’ve Played One on TV.” In the spring of 2016, he performed at the White House and introduced Michelle Obama. He was a founding member of Comedy Central’s 2007 “Axis of Evil Comedy Tour.” He has costarred in many films including Sydney Pollack’s “The Interpreter” and Ice Cube’s “Friday After Next,” and is a regular guest on NPR’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!” His L.A. Times best-selling book, I’m Not a Terrorist, but I’ve Played One on TV, was published by Simon & Schuster.

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