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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

The Persian Circle presents:
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi / آذرین وَن دِر ویلیت علومی
برزخ نویسی : روخوانی از رمانِThe Holy City, Dream and The Traveler
introduction in Persian, followed by a reading in English
Wed. May 28, 5:00–6:30pmPick 222, 5828 S University Ave
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi is the author […]

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Thanks again to Maryam for her fascinating talk about the role and makeup of the Sepah-e Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guards) in the Iran-Iraq war. You can download the talk here or listen to it using the embedded player below. During the talk, Maryam showed clips of a film which you can see in its entirety at […]

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The Persian Circle presents:
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Maryam Alemzade / مریم عالمزاده
The Revolutionary Guards: An Unconventional Military in a Conventional War سپاه پاسداران و جنگ ایران – عراق: یک سازمان نظامی غیرکلاسیک در یک جنگ کلاسیک
Wed. May 21, 5:00–6:30pm Pick 222, 5828 S University Ave
Maryam Alemzade received her B.A. in Iranian Music […]

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Many thanks again to Mehran for his wonderful talk and performance last week! For those of you who weren’t able to come, you can listen to the session by downloading the MP3 or using the embedded player.

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The Persian Circle presents:
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Anita Alkhas / انیتا الخاص
Show and Tell: زندگی و هنر هانیبال و آدری الخاص
Wed. May 14, 5:00–6:30pm Pick 222, 5828 S University Ave
Anita Alkhas is Associate Professor of French in the Department of French, Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has […]

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The Persian Circle presents:
انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند
Mehran Jalili / مهران جلیلی
The Guitar and Iگیتار و من
Wed. May 7, 5:00–6:30pm Pick 222, 5828 S University Ave
We are very lucky to have Mehran Jalili come and speak (and play) for us this week! Mehran is an avant-garde Flamenco guitarist based in Chicago. His […]

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Hezar tashakkor to Ostad Piroozram for his introduction to Iranian traditional art! Unfortunately, we cannot include the visual element, but his talk is nevertheless full of interesting information and the specialized terminology used in various art forms including calligraphy, bookbinding, painting, design, and leatherwork. Listen to the MP3 or use the player below:

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Many thanks to Prof. Harandi for his fascinating talk on the Robâ’i, “the ancient but forever new form of Persian poetry”. Listen to his talk by downloading the MP3 here or use the player below:

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Many thanks to Negin for her amazing talk on Chicago-area wildlife! This was a particularly good session for students who want to refresh their animal names. Listen to the talk here or using the player below.

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