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PARSA Lecture Series: Iranian Women: From Ancient to Modern Times
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 2:00pm
PARSA Lecture Series: Iranian Women: From Ancient to Modern Times

Hoffman Hall, 1833 SW 11th Ave
Free & open to public

Reception to follow

Women in Persian Literature
Dr. Dick Davis, Professor of Persian at Ohio State University and translator of Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings 

Women and Political Leadership in Iran

Dr. Shahla Haeri, Professor of Anthropology and Director of Women Studies Program at Boston University

The first event in this series will take place on April 20. 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. | | 503-725-4074