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Monthly Archive for November, 2016

Salaam!
Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the last Persian Circle talk this year! Our speaker is Prof. Nasrin Qader (Northwestern University):
ملاقات در مرز بخت وطالع: ’دو تایی پشه‘ بقلم آصف سلطانزاده

Encounter on the border of chance and destiny: Asef Soltanzadeh’s ‘Two of Clubs’
*This talk will be in Persian.*
There will be tea & sweets
Tuesday, […]

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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, Nov. 22 with Prof. Alireza Doostdar:
هالیوود، شیطان‌پرستی و جهان‌وطنی
Hollywood, Satanism and Cosmopolitanism

In this talk, Prof. Doostdar examines the contrasting ways in which Hollywood supernatural thrillers and horror cinema are received in Iran, and offers some remarks on what these responses reveal about attitudes to […]

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Salaam!
Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, November 15 with Ahmad Arbaboun (CMES Alumnus):
مکتب اصول فلسفی شیخ مرتضی انصاری (وفات 1864 میلادی – 1281 هجری قمری)

“Murtaḍá al-Anṣārī’s (d. 1864) School of Philosophical Jurisprudence”

In this talk Ahmad Arbaboun will be looking at a crucial point in the history of Shi’i jurisprudence where after […]

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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Nov. 8 with Ani Honarchian (UCLA):

جابجایی پیکر قدیسین در سر حدات شاهنشاهی ساسانیان و امپراطوری رم
 “Transferring relics in the borderlands of the Sasanian and Roman Empire”

*This talk will be in Persian.*
It will be preceded by an introduction to the topic and vocabulary by the speaker, […]

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