Featured Persian/Iranian Courses for W19

Check out some of our featured courses for the upcoming Winter 2019/20 taught by Assistant Professor Mostafa Abedinifard.

Winter 2019

ASIA392 Classical Persian Literature in English Translation Sections

Works of classical Persian literature dating from the tenth to the seventeenth century (in English translation).

Winter 2019

ASIA393 History of Iran from the Sasanians to the Safavids Sections

Iranian history from the fall of the Sasanian empire and the Arab conquest of Iran to the rise of Iranian dynasties in the east, the reign of Turkic and Turko-Mongolian rulers, and the formation of a Shiite Iran under the Safavids.

Winter 2019

ASIA394 Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema Sections

Gender politics, family relationships, and women's social, economic, and political roles in post-revolutionary Iran as shown through Iranian cinema.

Winter 2019

ASIA395 Modern Persian Literature Sections

Modern Persian literature, including fiction, drama, and/or poetry, of Iran, Afghanistan, and/or Tajikistan dating from the mid-19th to the 21st century (in English translation).