An American Martyr In Persia: A Conversation With Reza Aslan

21 Nov 2022


Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Join us for an interactive conversation with bestselling author and religious scholar Reza Aslan!

Reza will speak on his recent book, An American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville, in conversation with Saleem Ghubril, Council Board Chair and Executive Director of The Pittsburgh Promise. There will also be an opportunity before and after the program to get your copy signed!

An American Martyr in Persia: A Conversation with Reza Aslan will take place on November 21, 2022 at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Doors open at 5PM. The program will run from 6PM–7:30PM with time for a moderated Q&A with the audience. Reza Aslan will be signing and personalizing books purchased at the event from White Whale Bookstore. This event is no cost and open to the public.

Thank you to the Segal Family Foundation for supporting this program.

Note: Attendees will need to file a LiveSafe health-check on the day of the event. This can be done ahead of time using this link or completed at the door..

About Our Speaker
REZA ASLAN is a leading expert in world religions. He is also an internationally renowned writer, professor, and an Emmy- and Peabody-nominated producer. His books, including his #1 New York Times Bestseller, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (over a million copies sold), have been translated into dozens of languages around the world. His latest book is An American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville (October 2022). He is a recipient of the prestigious James Joyce Award.

Event Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary