Smith Memorial Student Union, 1825 SW Broadway, Room 238
Free & open to public
Reception to follow
Women in Ancient Persia
Dr. Kaveh Farrokh: Author and Media Consultant (BBC, History Channel)
Women as Agents of Change in Modern Iran
Dr. Nayereh Tohidi: Prof. of Gender & Women Studies and Director of Middle East Studies at California State University, Northridge
A second event in this series will take place on May 19. More information is available here.
Presented by the Persian program at Portland State University with funding from PARSA Community Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Middle East Studies Center and the Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.