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Monthly Archive for April, 2020

Salaam friends and colleagues, 

We will break from our screening of films this week. Please join us Thursday on Zoom for a presentation by Mahsa Pashaei (CMES) entitled: 

خواندن و درک کردن داستان سیاه گنبد هفت پیکر

“Reading and Interpreting the Black Dome Tale of the Haft Paykar”  

Thursday April 30th, from 5:00-6:30pm

Mahsa will guide us through a […]

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Salaam friends and colleagues, 

Please join us this week on Zoom for a screening of a comedy by the director Mani Haghighi entitled: 

کارگران مشغول کارند

“Men at Work”  

Thursday April 23rd, from 5:00-6:30pm 


This film has English subtitles. Based on a story by Abbas Kiarostami, Haghighi’s film provides a lighthearted introduction to Iranian cinema. 

با سلام 

برای بهار، ما فیلم هایی […]

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Salaam friends and colleagues, 

Many thanks to those who contributed to our discussion on Mohammad-Reza Shajarian last week. Please join us this Thursday on Zoom for a screening and discussion of an interview with Shahrnush Parsipur (https://www.shahrnushparsipur.com/), entitled: 

گفتگو شهرنوش پارسی پور

“A Conversation with Shahrnush Parsipur” 

Thursday April 16th, from 5:00-6:30pm

Tea and refreshments, unfortunately, cannot be served […]

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Salaam friends and colleagues, 

I hope you are all keeping well as we adjust to this new situation. For the Spring, we will be meeting on Zoom for Persian circle at our regular time (5pm on Thursdays), although with a bit of an adjusted plan. Many of our speakers preferred to postpone their talks, so instead […]

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