Farhang Foundation Lectures in Iranian Studies "Feasting Iranian Style: A Symposium on Food"

Department: Center for Persian Studies and Culture

Date and Time: May 26, 2019 | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030

Event Details

Please join us on Sunday, May 26, 2019, 2:00-5:00 pm in UC Irvine's Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030 for this year's Farhang Foundation Lectures in Iranian Studies titled "Feasting Iranian Style: A Symposium on Food".


2:00-2:15 pm: Welcoming remarks by Tyrus Miller (Dean of UCI School of Humanities)
2:15-2:35 pm: "Meat in Ancient Iran: From the Gathas of Zarathushtra to the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi" by Touraj Daryaee (UC Irvine)
2:35-3:05 pm: "Scraps from the King's Table: The Invention of the Qajar Cuisine" by Khodadad Rezakhani (Princeton)
3:05-3:25 pm: "Dining with the King: The Fine Art of Feasting at the Persian Courts" by Linda Komaroff (LACMA)
3:25-3:45 pm: Q&A Session
4:00-5:00 pm: Tasting Qajar Dishes with Parastoo Rezai (Maison de la Fork)

This event is presented by UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture in collaboration with Farhang Foundation.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required: (https://bit.ly/2WjPh5o)