Iranian-American Writers in Dialogue

Organized by Nasrin Rahimieh, UC-Irvine and Persis Karim, San Jose State University A discussion with Authors: Salar Abdoh, Farnoosh Moshiri, and Nahid Rachlin

Saturday, April 18, 2009
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095

10 am
Opening Address

10:10 am
Introductory Remarks:

Nasrin Rahimieh, Director
Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, UCI

Persis Karim, Founder and Co-Director of Association of Iranian American Writers
San Jose State University

10:30 am
Nahid Rachlin in dialogue with Leila Pazargadi (UCLA)
Response by Nasrin Rahimieh (UCI)

12-2 pm
Lunch Break

2-3 pm
Farnoosh Moshiri in dialogue with Amy DePaul (UCI)
Response by Persis Karim (San Jose State)

3-4 pm
Salar Abdoh in dialogue with Elham Gheytanchi (Santa Monica College)
Response by Ali Meghdadi (UCI)

4- 4:15 pm Break

4:15-5:15  pm
Persis Karim in dialogue with Amy Tahani-Bidemeshki (UCLA)
Response by Soheila Kian (UCI)


Books will be available for purchase.

Parking is available in Lot 2 for $9. Parking can be purchased at any kiosk on campus. Pay By Use spaces are available. Lot 2 is located off Westholme and Hilgard.

Cost : Free and Open to the Public

Amy Bruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Sponsored by the Farhang Foundation In conjunction with Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, UCI & The Association of Iranian-American Writers (AIAW)