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March 1st: Abbas Alizadeh

Dear all,
Please join us for the final meeting of the Persian Circle at the University of Chicago of the Winter quarter, this Thursday at 5pm, for a talk in Persian entitled:
The Roots of Formal Nationalism and the Rise of the Nation State in Iran
By Dr. Abbas Alizadeh
Thursday 1st March
Pick Hall 218
5828 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL […]

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February 22nd: Hossein Khandan

Dear all,
Thanks to all those who came to, enjoyed, and meditated on Abbas Kiarostami’s ’24 Frames’ last week! The theme of Iranian cinema – and Kiarostami in particular – continues this week, with a talk by Chicago-based Iranian-American filmmaker, Hossein Khandan, on his latest film: Waiting for Kiarostami. This talk will be in Persian.
Hossein Khandan on “Waiting […]

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Udabā’ va sukhansanjān-i muhtaram-i Chicago,
Please join us at the University of Chicago’s Persian Circle this week, on Thursday 25th January at 5pm, for a talk and discussion (in English) led by Francesca Chubb-Confer on the ever-challenging process of translating Persian ghazals, focusing on those of Muhammad Iqbal, in a session entitled:
اتصال و انحلال درترجمه‌ی غزلهای آتش‌خیال […]

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November 16th: Tang Tian

Baa salaam,

This Thursday, Persian Circle at the University of Chicago presents a talk in a mixture of Persian + English by CMES student Tang Tian. Tang will talk to us about her experiences studying and travelling in Iran, in a talk entitled:

سفر و اقامت من در ايران


Thursday 16th November


Pick Hall 218

5828 S. University Ave

Chicago, IL […]

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May 2nd: Saeed Yousef

Salaam! Please join us for an exciting Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, May 2nd at 4:30 pm with our own Saeed Yousef:
مخالف. زندانی. فراری. پناهنده.
گزارش یک شاعر
Dissident. Prisoner. Fugitive. Refugee.
A Poet’s Account.
سعید یوسف دربارۀ زندگی در ایران پیش از انقلاب و پس از آن سخن می‌گوید و نمونه‌هائی از شعرهائی را که در هر […]

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April 18: Alex Shams

Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, April 18 with Alex Shams (Uchicago, Anthropology). We will have an introductory session for students in English at 4:30 pm, the talk in Persian will begin at 5 pm.
دختران انقلاب: دسترسی زنان ایرانی‌ به تحصيلات در دهه شصت
Daughters of the Revolution: Iranian Women’s Access […]

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April 11: Abolhassan Mokhtabad

Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, April 11 at 4:30pm with Seyyed Abolhassan Mokhtabad on the recitation of the Shahnameh:
تبارشناسی شاهنامه خوانی در موسیقی ایران
سخنرانی به همراه نمایش نمونه‌های صوتی و تصویری و اجرای زنده موسیقی: سید ابوالحسن مختاباد
روزنامه‌نگار و پژوهشگر تاریخ موسیقی ایران 

در این سخنرانی که با عنوان شاهنامه و […]

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April 4: Prof. Ulrich Marzolph

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March 28: Sarvin Haghighi

Salaam, I hope you had a pleasant Spring break! Please join us for the first Persian Circle talk of the Spring Quarter on Tuesday, March 28 at 4:30pm with artist Sarvin Haghighi:
Bridging the Divide

This talk will be in Persian and English
Sarvin Haghighi is an Iranian born artist based in Chicago. Her ambition is to share […]

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Salaam, dear students and faculty at Uchicago!
The Persian Circle and the Islamic Studies workshop invite you to the last event for this quarter:

Get a glimpse of how the Iranian New Year is celebrated – with Persian food, reading of poetry, and short presentations on history and customs of Nowruz in English and Persian. This is […]

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