Salar Abdoh: Tehran Noir – Book Signing and Celebration

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Salar was born in Iran, and splits his time between Tehran and New York City. He is co-director of the Creative Writing MFA Program at the City College of New York. He is the author of The Poet Gameand Opium. His essays and short stories have appeared in various publications, including the New York Times, BOMB, Callaloo, Guernica, and on the BBC. He is the recipient of the NYFA Prize and the National Endowment for the Arts award. He is the editor of Tehran Noir and the author of Tehran at Twilight.

Monday, March 9th, 2015
1030 Humanities Gateway
6:00-7:30 PM Talk
Reception at Jordan Center to follow

 

Farhang Foundation Lectures in Iranian Studies at the Jordan Center for Persian Studies

Part 1

Part 2

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Farhang Foundation Lectures in Iranian Studies at the Jordan Center for Persian Studies

Saturday, February 21st, 2:00-4:00pm

*Please note that the lectures are in Persian

“Centrality of Tehran in Iran’s Post-Revolutionary Political Landscape” by Mehrzad Boroujerdi

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Jordan Center for Persian Studies:

“Centrality of Tehran in Iran’s Post-Revolutionary Political Landscape”
Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Friday, February 13th, 2015
1010 Humanities Gateway
6:00-7:30 PM Talk

Tehran has played a disproportionate role in Iran’s political and cultural life both before and after the 1979 revolution. In this presentation, Boroujerdi provides a wide range of empirical data on this phenomena, and analyzes the salience of Tehran-centered political development in post-revolutionary Iran.

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is the O’Hanley Faculty Scholar and Chair of the Political Science Department at Syracuse University. He served as the President of the International Society for Iranian Studies from 2012 to 2014.

Children’s Song Writer – A Documentary film: The life and work of Abbas Yamini Sharif


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Children’s Song Writer – A Documentary film: The life and work of Abbas Yamini Sharif
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Reception: 6:00PM | Jordan Center for Persian Studies, 1st floor Humanities Gateway
Program: 6:30 PM | McCormick Screening Room

Jordan Center for Persian Studies
University of California, Irvine

* Admission is free and open to the public

“The Rise and Fall of Lalehzar, Cultural Centre of Tehran in the Mid20-th Century” a Talk by Dr. Jane Lewisohn

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Video of this past Nov. 18th: Dr. Jane Lewisohn, which was about the music of Tehran, centered in Lalehzar: “The Rise and Fall of Lalehzar, Cultural Centre of Tehran in the Mid20-th Century”

She is the Director of the important Golha Project and serious scholar of Persian music.

For her work and dedication to Persian music see:

The poster for this talk was made va an amazing artist, Kourosh Beigpour