List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2009-01-30

    Shirin Neshat: Artist Lecture

    Louisiana Friday - January 30, 2009     12:01 AM

    As part of Prospect.1, internationally renowned Iranian-American photographer and video artist artist Shirin Neshat will speak about her on-going film project Women without Men. Inspired by Shahrnush Parsipur’s surrealist novel of the same name, the five-part project explores single narratives from the author’s interwoven tale of outcast Iranian women to comment on the lives of real women in traditional Muslim societies.

    Khayyam Documentary Film Screening and Discussions with Dr. Aminrazavi

    Washington DC Friday - January 30, 2009     05:00 PM

    Iranian cultural Society presents
    Khayyam Documentary Film Screening and Discussions with Dr. Mehdi Aminrazavi .

    Friday Jan 30th 2009 5-7 PM Georgetown University Washington DC
    Gravenor Building Room # 208

    Lecture By Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz: "Jasmine and Stars:

    California - Davis Friday - January 30, 2009     07:00 PM

    The Persian Language Committee of the Sacramento Public Library in collaboration with Iranian Student Cultural & Aesthetics Organization at UC Davis Proudly present:

    "Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran"
    A Public Lecture By Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz

    Chair, Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages & Literatures, Washington University

    Lecture in English:
    Friday, January 30th 7:00 p.m.
    University of California Davis
    Wellman Hall Room 2

    From her 2007 book, Jasmine and Stars: Reading More than Lolita in Tehran; in a direct, frank, and intimate exploration of Iranian literature and society, scholar, teacher, and poet Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz challenges popular perceptions of Iran as a society bereft of vitality and joy. Her fresh perspective on present-day Iran provides a rare insight into this rich culture alive with artistic expression but virtually unknown to most Americans.

    Also Lecture in Persian:
    Saturday, January 31st 5:30 p.m.
    Sacramento State University
    Forest Suite 2nd Fl. University Union
    Sacramento, Ca
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