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Schedule of Events

Each event is listed below by date, followed by the title of the event, the speaker's name and university affiliation, and the location of the presentation or film screening.

All events begin at 5:00 pm.

September 18th, 2008

The Iran that Smiles: Art, Literature, and Culture in Post 1979 Iran

Fatemeh Keshavarz (Washington University - St. Louis)

Morris University Center - Hickory/Hackberry/Oak/Redbud Room

October 15th, 2008

Film Screening: The Wind Will Carry Us

A film by Abbas Kiarostami

Introduction by Negar Mottahedeh (Duke University)

Lovejoy Library - Abbott Auditorium (Room 0044)

October 16th, 2008

Islamic Cyborgs? A Study of Iran's Mystical Cinema

Negar Mottahedeh (Duke University)

Morris University Center - Hickory/Hackberry/Oak/Redbud Room

November 19th, 2008

Classical Persian Music Structures

Hossein Omoumi (University of California Irvine)

Morris University Center - Meridian Ballroom

February 3rd, 2009

Film Screening: The Runner

A film by Amir Naderi

Introduction by Mindy Young-Lawson (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Evergreen Hall - Multipurpose Room

February 5th, 2009

The World is My Home: On the Poetics of Cosmopolitanism

Hamid Dabashi (Columbia University)

Morris University Center - Maple/Dogwood/Oak/Redbud Room

March 18th, 2009

Film Screening: Offside

A film by Jafar Panahi

Introduction by Farshad Aminian-Tankei (Florida Gulf Coast University)

Evergreen Hall - Multipurpose Room

March 19th, 2009

'What Would You Like to Become?': Answers from Iranian School Children

Farshad Aminian-Tankei (Florida Gulf Coast University)

Lovejoy Library - Abbott Auditorium (Room 0044)

April 7th, 2009

Film Screening: The Willow Tree

A film by Majid Majidi

Introduction by Lucian Stone (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Evergreen Hall - Multipurpose Room

April 8th, 2009

From Cloistered to Cosmopolitan: Women's Representation in Iranian Cinema

Hamid Naficy (Northwestern University)

Lovejoy Library - Abbott Auditorium (Room 0044)

April 29th, 2009

Cosmopolitan Iran, Remembrance and the Future: An Open Forum

Lucian Stone (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Morris University Center - Hickory/Hackberry/Oak/Redbud Room

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

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