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Fereydoun Farrokhzad

The Early German Poetry of Fereydoun Farrokhzad

Nov 3 2008 - 18:00
"Nima Mina is a member of academic staff at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies in the field of Persian and Comparative Literature. He received his academic training in general linguistics and Medieval Studies at the University of Marburg, Germany and in Comparative Literature and Music at the Universite de Montreal in Quebec. Recently, he has authored and edited books on the history of literary Orientalism in 19th and 20th century Germanic literatures (Iudicium-Verlag, Munich 2006) and Goethe's sources for the West-oestlicher Divan (Grazer Morgenlaendische ...
Arash Naraghi

Ayatollah Khomeini's Theory of Government: Genesis and Evolution

Oct 8 2008 - 18:00
"Dr. Arash Naraghi got his doctorate degree in Pharmacology from Tehran University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at University of California, Santa Barbara. He published a book on new understanding of Abrahamian religion and faith in 1999 (Tehran), and has published more than 30 papers on philosophical and theological issues in Iranian journals, mainly Kiyan magazine. Dr. Naraghi translated 3 books from English to Farsi: "Reason and religious belief", "Philosophical theology", and "An introduction to epistemology". He was a member of what is known as Kiyan Circle at this ...
Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Novels and History: Diaspora Writing and Iranian History

Apr 22 2008 - 18:00
Professor Bahiyyih Nakhjavani,  Closest parking is at the Oval. Look for Lasuen Mall (located to your left, if facing Memorial Church).