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Monthly Archive for April, 2016

[If you missed Saghar Sadeghian’s talk, you can find a recording here]

Saghar Sadeghian (Postdoctoral Associate, Yale)
ساغر صادقیان

Non-Muslims and the Constitutional Revolution: A Quest of Identity
غیرمسلمانان و ابقلاب مشروطه: بحث هویت
The concept of Iranian nationality had become a more visible discourse since 1890s and mostly during the Tobacco Movement. The Iranian Constitutional Revolution emerged in 1906 with the slogan of […]

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بدن های برهنه در اعتراض 

Naked Bodies in Protest

افسانه کلانتری
Afsaneh Kalantary

دراین بحث به بررسی روند اخیر در استفاده از برهنگی به عنوان یک شیوه اعتراض فرهنگی و سیاسی  که  مابین برخی هنرمندان و کنشگران ایرانی باب شده است و لاجرم تناقضات و معانی متفاوت جنسیتی و فرهنگی این تاکتیک پرداخته خواهد شد.

This talk examines the recent trend among some Iranian artists […]

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Screening of “Silky Eloquence” followed by Q & A
نمایش فیلم ‘حریر کلام’ به همراه پرسش و پاسخ با کارگردان فیلم

With more than 38 years experience, Hossein Khandan, an Iranian-American filmmaker and photographer, will be in person to screen his award winning film “Silky Eloquence,” along with other short films. Subsequently, he will be available for […]

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Salaam Persian Circlers! Here is our schedule for Spring quarter. It will be updated with more details as they become available. All dates, unless otherwise noted, are Tuesdays at 4:30 pm.
April 5: Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan
April 12: Kimia Maleki

April 19: Hossein Khandan
April 26: Afsaneh Kalantary
May 10: Bruce Lincoln, “Persian Archers and Paradise Gardens” (in English)
Wednesday, May 18, 5pm, Nasrin […]

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[If you missed Kimia’s talk, you can download it here]

Please join us for Persian Circle this coming Tuesday, for a talk on Qajar carpet corporations by Kimia Maleki (SAIC). This talk will be in Persian and all are invited to attend:

:”فرش هایی برای شما”
نگاهی به شرکت های چند ملیتی فرش در دوران قاجار
“Carpets for you”:
Glimpses […]

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