The Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran

This Quarter

Ehsan Yarshater in Conversation with Mandana Zandian

In Persian. A book talk by Mandana Zandian & Houra Yavari.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
4:00 PM

Film Screening of "Dust Flower Flame"

Film screening in Persian with English subtitles, followed by a discussion in Persian.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
2:00 PM

*Postponed* Ups and Downs of Women's Quest for Equal Rights under the Islamic Republic of Iran

In Persian. A lecture by Mehrangiz Kar.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
4:00 PM

Two Book Talks in Persian

Two book talks in Persian featuring authors, Ghobad Fakhimi, and Fredun Hojabri.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
4:00 PM

Past Events

Two Book Talks in Persian

Two book talks in Persian featuring authors, Ghobad Fakhimi, and Fredun Hojabri.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
4:00 PM

*Postponed* Ups and Downs of Women's Quest for Equal Rights under the Islamic Republic of Iran

In Persian. A lecture by Mehrangiz Kar.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
4:00 PM

Film Screening of "Dust Flower Flame"

Film screening in Persian with English subtitles, followed by a discussion in Persian.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
2:00 PM

Ehsan Yarshater in Conversation with Mandana Zandian

In Persian. A book talk by Mandana Zandian & Houra Yavari.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
4:00 PM

Media Diplomacy Between Iran and the West: War by Other Means

A lecture by Hamid Naficy (Northwestern University)
Friday, May 13, 2016
4:00 PM

The Concept of Iran: Transition and Revival, (6th-9th Centuries)

A panel discussion in Persian with Ali Mousavi (UCLA), Parvaneh Pourshariati (New York University), Touraj Daryaee (UC Irvine), Hossein Kamaly (Columbia University) Moderator: Nayereh Tohidi, Professor and Director of Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, CSUN
Sunday, May 08, 2016
4:00 PM

The Iconoclastic Icon: The Life, Poetry, and the Letters of Forough Farrokhzad (in English)

A lecture by Farzaneh Milani (University of Virginia)
Monday, April 11, 2016
2:00 PM

The Iconoclastic Icon: The Life, Poetry, and the Letters of Forough Farrokhzad

In Persian. A lecture by Farzaneh Milani (University of Virginia), followed by a short film by Tahmineh Milani: Cinematic Representation of Architecture
Sunday, April 10, 2016
4:00 PM

The Development of Iranian Images of Babism: Babi Religion in Nasekh al-Tavarikh

A lecture in Persian by Nader Saiedi, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (UCLA)
Sunday, February 28, 2016
4:00 PM

The Forthcoming Elections for Majles Shura and Majles Khobregan in Iran

A panel discussion in Persian with Kazem Alamdari (California State University, Northridge), Mehrzad Boroujerdi (Syracuse University), Akbar Mahdi (Ohio Wesleyan University), Nouradin Pirmoazen (MD, FACS, Thoracic Surgeon and a Former Reformist Member of Parliament, the Sixth Majles), moderated by Nayereh Tohidi (CSUN)
Sunday, February 14, 2016
4:00 PM

About the Organizer

Dr. Nayereh Tohidi is Professor and former Chair at the Department of Gender and Women Studies, California State University, Northridge. She is currently the founding Director of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at CSUN and Visiting Professor at UCLA, School of Education. Professor Tohidi is a visiting scholar at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies.

Please visit Dr. Tohidi's CSUN Faculty Page for more information.