Welcome to the Program
Welcome to the Program in Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Persian at UCI allows students of all backgrounds to learn about Iranian, Afghan and Central Asia history, the Iranian religious tradition, Persian literature, and the Persianate World.
Reflecting the diversity of Persian culture as it developed in close contact with many different civilizations, Persian Studies is international and . . .
- September 19, 2018
UCI and Farhang Foundation partner to enhance the study and appreciation of Persian history and culture
- May 26, 2017
The Artful Face, Voice, Gaze and ear in Abbas Kiarostami's Cinema
- April 26, 2019
Docunight: Iranian Documentary Series - "October 13, 1937"
- April 30, 2019
"Persian Literature on the National Stage" by Dr. Mahmoud Omidsalar
- May 7, 2019
"Literature, Memory and History" by Dr. Mahmoud Omidsalar
- May 22, 2019
Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Lecture "Reorienting Sasanian Textiles: From Wool to Silk Beyond Taq-e Bostan" by Dr. Mariachiara Gasparini (UC Riverside/San Jose State University)