Oxford Persian Society

Iran's Literary Heritage Lecture Series - Hilary Term 2012 - Program


Lectures will take place at 5.30p.m. in the Middle East Centre68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF.

Wednesday January 18th: Dr Farhang Jahanpour (University of Oxford) 

     Introductory Lecture on Iran’s Literary Heritage

Wednesday January 25th: Dr Firuza Melville (University of Cambridge)
      Femme Fatale in Persian Literature and beyond.

Wednesday February 1st: Dr Homa Katouzian (University of Oxford) 

      Women in Sadeq Hedayat’s fiction

Wednesday February 8th: Amara Elahi (University of Oxford) 
      Vis u Ramin and Tristan: Resonance or Influence?

Wednesday February 15th: Professor Charles Melville (University of Cambridge)
      Rubrics and chapter headings in the Shahnama story of Forud

Wednesday February 22nd: Dr Leonard Lewisohn (University of Exeter) 
      An Introduction to the Poetry of Hafiz

Wednesday February 29th: Professor Alan Williams (University of Manchester)  

      The Metamorphosis of meaning in Rumi's Masnavi

Wednesday March 7th: Dr Saeed Talajooy (University of Cambridge)

      Modernity and Iranian Drama: Hassan Moqaddam and Mirzadeh Eshqui

Admission free. All welcome.

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