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
- November 27, 2018
"What was Towfigh Magazine and How it Came to Be?" A Talk & Book-Signing by Dr. Abbas Towfigh
- December 7, 2018
Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Symposium on Persian Language and Literature "Roads (Not) Taken: Literary Translation in Iran"
- December 12, 2018
"Trail of Lights: Iranian Influences on Mahayana Buddhism" A Talk by Dr. Hamid Sardar