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Salaam friends and colleagues, 

Please join us this upcoming Thursday at Persian Circle. Sylvia Wu (Art History) will give a talk in Persian entitled: 

Timurid Architecture in Uzbekistan: the historiography, the restoration, and the people

Thursday October 10th, 2019 in Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

Sylvia Wu is a PhD student in Islamic art and […]

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Persian Circle fall schedule

انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو

Salaam friends and colleagues, 

Welcome to a new academic year! Please join us at Persian Circle this Fall for an exciting series of talks. We will be meeting from 5-6:30pm on Thursdays in Pick 218, and we are glad to host local academics, artists, and professionals to speak about their work […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this week for the final Persian Circle of the quarter! Allison Kanner (Islamic Studies & NELC, University of Chicago) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:اسکندر کبیر : از پهلوان یونانی به کهرمان اسلامی

Alexander the Great: From Greek Champion to Islamic Hero Thursday 30th May, […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this Thursday for Persian Circle! Dr. Saeed Yousef (Senior Lecturer of Persian, University of Chicago) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:شازده کوچولو در ادبیات فارسیThe Little Prince in Persian LiteratureThursday 23rd May, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)Saeed Yousef […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us for Persian Circle this week! Madhuvanti Ghose (Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art, Art Institute of Chicago) will be giving a talk in English, entitled: “Hidden Treasures: Kate Buckingham and her Foundational Gift of Persian and Indian Paintings to the Art Institute of Chicago” 

Thursday 16th May, 5-6.30pm, […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this week for Persian Circle! Zahra Moeini Meybodi (Islamic Studies, University of Chicago) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled: The “Intellect” (Aql) in Modern Iranian Qur’anic Exegesisعقل از دیدگاه مفسران معاصر قرآن در ایرانThursday 2nd May, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this Thursday for Persian Circle. Thomas Bijan Parsa (Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

Qawwali Music and the Influence of the Persian Language in the Formation of Modern Hindi and Urdu (and a few short stories […]

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Baa salaam,

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this Thursday for Persian Circle. Rhyne King (PhD Candidate in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago) will be giving a talk in English entitled:

“Loci of Power in the Achaemenid Persian Empire: Beyond the City.” […]

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Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this upcoming Thursday, 4/11, for first Persian Circle of the quarter. Taymaz Pour Mohammad (PhD Candidate in Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University) will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

“Peripheral Pleasures: Sounding […]

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Spring Quarter 2019 Schedule

Baa salaam,Dear friends and colleagues, please find below the Spring schedule for Persian Circle! Our meetings will begin next week on Thursday, April 11, with a presentation by Taymaz Pour Mohammad. All meetings will be held on Thursdays, from 5-6:30 pm, in Pick Hall Room 218. Tea and cookies will be provided. Unless otherwise noted, all talks will be […]

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