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Baa salaam,

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this upcoming Thursday for our final Persian Circle of the quarter. Alex Shams (University of Chicago, Anthropology) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

راه کربلا: نقش آیین پیاده روی اربعین در ایجاد فرهنگ فراملیتی تشیع

“The Road to Karbala; The Role of Arbaeen Pilgrimage in Producing Transnational Shia Culture”
Thursday 6th December, […]

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Baa salaam,
Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this Thursday, 11/29, for a Persian Circle featuring Xelef Botan (CMES), who will be giving a talk in Persian and English on his travels in Iran this summer.
Xelef Botan is a second year CMES student at UChicago. He received his BA from Brown University in International Relations. […]

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Baa salaam,
Dear friends and colleagues, our Persian Circle this week features Chicago-based artist Yasaman Moussavi, who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:
راه
(Passage)
An abstract of the talk is provided in the Persian-language announcement, below.
(Image:  Yasaman Moussavi, Shadow Facing the light, Installation, 2015)
Thursday 8st November, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218
(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)
Yasaman Moussavi was born in Tehran, […]

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Baa salaam,

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us on Thursday for a Persian Circle featuring Parvaneh Hosseini (The University of Arizona, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies), who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

:هویت و حافظه جمعی در رمان های فارسی اثر نویسندگان بهایی
«خاطرات یوتاب» و «گهواره دیو»
Collective Memory and Identity Construction in Persian […]

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October 18: Saeed Yousef

Baa salaam,

Dear friends and colleagues, for our second meeting of Persian Circle this quarter, we are very excited to host Dr. Saeed Yousef  (Senior Lecturer of Persian, University of Chicago), who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

عموی من، کندی و جانسون
معرفی یک شاعر قصیده سرا

My Uncle, JFK and LBJ
Introducing a Poet Known for His Qasidas

Thursday 18th October, […]

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October 11th: Franklin Lewis

Baa salaam,
Friends and colleagues, for our first Persian Circle of the year this week, we are very excited to host our own Franklin Lewis (Associate Professor of Persian Language & Literature & Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

استاد حشمت مؤیّد و تاریخچه تدریس ادبیات فارسی
در […]

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May 24th: Afsaneh Kalantary

Ba Salam, 
Please join us this week at the last Persian Circle at the University of Chicago of the academic year for a talk in Persian entitled:
The Contemporary Revival of the Aryan Discourse in Iran and the Diaspora
-Dr. Afsaneh Kalantary
پدیده معاصر احیای گفتمان < آریایی > در ایران و دیاسپورا
دکتر آفسانه کلانتری

 
Address:
Thursday 24th May
5:00-6:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room […]

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May 17th: Nassim Abdi

Ba Salam,
Please join us this week at the University of Chicago’s Persian Circle for a talk in Persian entitled:
“Docademia Journey-Bringing Voices of Marginalized Communities LIVE in University Classrooms!”
– Dr. Nassim Abdi

Address:
Thursday 17th May
5:00-6:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)
5828 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Nassim Abdi, Ph.D. is an educator and scholar-activist. After completing a degree in journalism […]

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April 26th: Fatemeh Shams

Ba Salam,
This week, the Persian Circle at the University of Chicago are fortunate to host Dr. Fatemeh Shams, Professor of modern Persian literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She will be giving a talk entitled:
Dialogues with the Dead: Reading Poetry in Iranian Graveyards
Dr. Fatemeh Shams

Address:
Thursday 19th April
5:00-6:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)
5828 S. University […]

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Ba Salam,
This week, the Persian Circle at the University of Chicago presents a talk in Persian entitled:
“Contemporary Architecture of Iran” – Mohammad Hossein Abbasi
معماری معاصر ایران – محمد حسین عباسی

Address:
Thursday 19th April
5:00-6:30pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)
5828 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Mohammad Hossein Abbasi is an Iranian architect working in Chicago. His work focuses […]

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