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Monthly Archive for February, 2014

The Persian Circle presents
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Zhang Zhan
PhD Candidate in Iranian Studies, Harvard University
Jews in Khotan: a historical perspective
Wednesday March 5, 5:00–6:30pm
Pick 222 / 5828 South University Avenue
In 2004, a Judaeo-Persian manuscript went into the possession of the National Library of China. This manuscript, almost intact, bears striking resemblance with the […]

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The Persian Circle presents a screening of the film:
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو نشان می‌دهد:
A Chapter of Being / فصلی از هستی
Introduction and commentary by Saeed Ghahremani and Farrokh Asadi
Wed. Feb. 26, 5:00–6:30pm
Pick 222, 5828 S University Ave
A Chapter of Being is a film about the most prominent period in Parvin E‘tesami’s life, the […]

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Once again, I would like to thank Leili Adibfar, co-founder and Associate Editor of the Parsagon Review, for introducing us to the online journal of the Par[s]agon Project. For those who couldn’t make it, you can listen to the session by downloading the MP3 or using the player below.
Next week will be a film on […]

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The Persian Circle presents
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Leili Adibfar / لیلی ادیب‌فر
Introducing the PARSAGON Project:
A project on promoting Persian literature and culture in the English-speaking world, and on completing a database of contemporary Iranian/Persian literary and cultural figures
معرفی پروژه پارساگون: پروژه ای برای شناساندن ادبیات و فرهنگ فارسی به مخاطب انگلیسی زبان، […]

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Thanks to Ali for a fascinating talk yesterday! For those who couldn’t make it, here is the audio recording: download the MP3 or use the embedded player. I edited out the movie clips, but you can watch them using the YouTube links below:
Kandoo (کندو) – http://youtu.be/7QV_gVuS4lg?t=1h15m45s
Fereydoun Goleh on Kandoo – http://youtu.be/bftit2lMEtM?t=39m6s

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Dear all:
For those of you who were not able to make it to Mr. Normandi’s talk about the Chicago Now Ruz Parade, you can listen to his presentation by downloading the MP3 or using the embedded media player. I edited out the video clips he played, but you can see them by following the YouTube […]

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The Persian Circle presents
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Ali Papoli-Yazdiعلی پاپلی‌یزدی
Modernity and the Demise of Manliness: Transformation of the “Luti” Archetype in Iranian Popular Movies 1958-1978
مدرنیته و افول مردانگی: تغییرات الگوی لات و جاهل در سینمای فارسی ۱۳۳۷ تا ۱۳۵۷

Wed. Feb. 5, 5:00–6:30pm
Pick 222, 5828 S University Ave
Ali Papoli-Yazdi has a B.A. in […]

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