SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature

New Series in Persian Literature inaugurated in autumn 2016.

Previous Events in this series

Fictions of Women in the Public Sphere

Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine

Fourth of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

23 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Crossing Religious Divides in Zoya Pirzad’s Works

Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine

Third of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

22 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Politics of 'Women without Men': Novel and Film

Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine

Second of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

19 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

From Pre to Post-Revolution Ideals of Womanhood

Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine

First of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

18 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“I Feel Sorry for the Garden”: Democratizing the Family

Farzaneh Milani, University of Virginia

Fourth of four lectures on Forugh Farrokhzad by Farzaneh Milani. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

25 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“Remember Flight”: Forugh Farrokhzad, the Iranian Icarus

Farzaneh Milani, University of Virginia

Second of four lectures on Forugh Farrokhzad by Farzaneh Milani. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

21 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM