Dr. James Clark, Ms. Niyavarani, Ms. Fazeli, and Ms. Zendebad, all of whom work with the Persian CLS (Critical Language Scholarship) program in Tajikistan, talk about their experiences and challenges of teaching American students Persian in Tajikistan. Listen to the talk here.
Prof. Stolper discusses the historical importance of the Persepolis Fortification Archive, and the steps that are being taken to make the archive available to scholars. Listen to his talk (in English) here.
Prof. Bruce Lincoln gave us a very useful introduction to Pre-Islamic Iranian Religions. Listen to his talk here.
Dr. Reza Varjavand discusses how government spending in Iran affects the Iranian economy, and how economic issues influence Iranian policy decisions. You can listen to his talk here.
Barbara Scharres, the Director of Programming at Gene Siskel Film Center, discuss Iranian film and the upcoming Festival of Films from Iran. Her talk is in English.
Zohreh Ghahremani, author and poet, discusses her new novel Sky of Red Poppies. Listen to her talk here.
جوکها در زبان فارسی از آقا دکتر حشمت موید
Listen to Dr. Moayyad’s talk here.
Listen to Dr. Ghahremani’s talk here.
Stephen Kinzer, author of All the Shah’s Men, discusses Mossadeq and the 1953 coup. Listen to his talk (in English) here.
Listen to Professor Ehsani’s talk here.