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Salaam bar hamegi!

 

This week, Persian Circle are pleased to host Kimia Maleki, who will be discussing an exhibition she recently curated entitled “Sedentary Fragmentation”, which concerned the history of the Iranian arts scene in Chicago.

 

The exhibition is no longer running, so this will be a great opportunity for those of you who missed it […]

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Salaam dustaan,
This week, the University of Chicago’s Persian Circle are fortunate to host Andrew Hicks (Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies, Cornell University ) for a talk entitled:
“Musical agency in Ghaznavid court poetry” [this talk in English]

Please join us this Thursday 5th October for what promises to be a fascinating talk!
5:00-6:30pm
Pick Hall 218
5828 S. […]

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Farsi-guyan-e mohtaram-e Chicago,
Salam va khosh amadid be aghaz-e fasl-e jadid!
Please join us for the first Persian Circle of the quarter! Zach Winters (NELC) will be giving a talk (in Persian) on Thursday, September 28 at 5-6.30pm in Pick 218, entitled:
آداب و نواب: فرهنگ فارسی زبانان در لکهنو

Zach Winters is a second year PhD student in the NELC department. He studied […]

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Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, May 16 at 4:30pm with filmmaker Prof. Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa (Columbia College, Chicago):
کوتاه‌ترین راه
The Shortest Way

Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa is a filmmaker and a professor in the Cinema and Television Arts Department at Columbia College Chicago.  She has written extensively on Iranian cinema and has published her book […]

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May 9: Prof. Giusto Traina

انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو
Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, May 9 at 4:30 PM with Dumanian Visiting Professor Giusto Traina (University of Paris-Sorbonne):
“Ardaxshīr I: The Armenian File”

When it comes to consider the Armenian sources, many Iranologists still follow the attitude of Arthur Christensen: although apparently neutral, the great Danish […]

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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, April 25 at 4:30pm with
Dr. Ramin Takloo-Bighash (UIC): 
فرایندهای دموکراتیک در قانون اساسی ایران
“Democratic processes of the Iranian constitution”
 In this talk, intended as a cautionary tale, Dr. Takloo-Bighash will describe the democratic processes present in the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He will show that in […]

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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, January 24 at 4:30pm with artist Ario Mashayekhi:
انسانیت در میان بی رحمی انسان
مشاهده هنری به زیبایی در برابر فجایع انسانی
Humanity Amidst Inhumanities. An Artistic view to Beauty in the Face of Human Atrocities

(self-portrait of the artist)
Ario Mashayekhi works professionally as a painter, sculptor and […]

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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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