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.

    http://www.tulane.edu/~newcomb/calendevent.html

    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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