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Monthly Archive for January, 2016

Persian in Cyrillic: Cultural Heritage in Tajikistan
Gil Stein, Director of the Oriental Institute

Tuesday, February 2nd, 4:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick #218)
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637 

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Please join us on Tuesday, January 26th for a talk with Mateo Farzaneh / متئو فرزانه based on his new book The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the Clerical Leadership of Khurasani:
Shiite Clerics and Political Modernization in Iran / علمای شیعه و تجدد سیاسی در ایران
In this book presentation, Prof. Farzaneh will discuss the role of […]

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خنده در سالهای کودتا:
 چهرۀ کمتر آشنای ایرج پزشکزاد
Laughter in the Time of Coup d’État:
The Less-Known Iraj Pezeshkzād

Tuesday, January 19th, 4:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Memorial Seminar Room (Pick 218)
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

For Those who missed Saeed’s talk, a recording can be found below:

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Jan 12: Afsaneh Kalantary: “Understanding the Confluence of Iranian Immigrant Women’s Heterogeneous Identities”
Jan 19: Saeed Ghahremani: “Laughter in the Time of Coup d’État: The Less-Known Iraj Pezeshkzād”
Jan 26: Mateo Farzaneh: “Shiite Clerics and Political Modernization in Iran”
Feb 2: Gil Stein: “Persian in Cyrillic: Cultural heritage in Tajikistan” (in English)
Feb 9: TBA
Feb 16: Siavash Sabetrohani
Feb 23: TBA
Mar 1: […]

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Afsaneh Kalantary
افسانه کلانتری
Understanding the Confluence of Diasporic Iranian Women’s Heterogeneous Identities
فهم تلاقی هویت های اجتماعی ناهمگون زنان ایرانی در دیاسپورا
January 12th, 4:30 pm
Farouk Mustafa Memorial Seminar Room
Pick Hall, #218
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
In this talk, I intend to problematize the hegemonic discourse on diasporic Iranian women prevalent in host societies and the Iranian literature and media in diaspora.  This […]

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