Iran Graduate Student Workshop

Fri, Apr 29, 2016 (All day) to Sat, Apr 30, 2016 (All day)
Audience: 
Princeton Students
Sponsor(s): 
Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
New York University
Iranian Studies Initiative
University of Pennsylvania, Middle East Center

Roundtable: A Dialogue on theA Dialogue on the State of Iranian Studies, with the IGSW Committee

  • Panel Chair: Prof. Cyrus Schayegh (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies)
  • Panel: Prof. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet (University of Pennsylvania, Professor, History; Director, Middle East Center), Prof. Ali Mirsepassi (New York University, Professor, Sociology and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies; Director, Iranian Studies Initiative), Prof. Kevan Harris (University of California, Los Angeles, Assistant Professor, Sociology)

Junior Scholar Panel I: Racketeers in Pahlavi Iran and Configurations of Masculinities

  • Olmo Gölz (University of Freiburg, doctoral candidate, Islamic & Iranian Studies)
  • Panel Chair: Prof. Mikiya Koyagi (New York University, Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies)
  • Iran Studies Discussant: Prof. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet (University of Pennsylvania, Professor, History; Director, Middle East Center)
  • Disciplinary Discussant: Prof. Serguei Oushakine (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Anthropology and Slavic Languages & Literatures; Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies)

Junior Scholar Panel II: Arisen from the Grave – Iranian Commercial Cinema Distribution via New Media Technology

  • Laura Fish (University of Texas at Austin, doctoral candidate, Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures)
  • Panel Chair: Prof. Kevan Harris (University of California, Los Angeles, Assistant Professor, Sociology)
  • Iran Studies Discussant: Prof. Ali Mirsepassi (New York University, Professor, Sociology and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies; Director, Iranian Studies Initiative)
  • Disciplinary Discussant: Prof. Rachel Price (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures; Program in Media and Modernity)

Junior Panel III: Body Politics of Afghans in Iran: Between Shi’i Brothers and Alien Citizens

  • Elmira Alihosseini (Johns Hopkins University, doctoral candidate, Anthropology)
  • Panel Chair: Prof. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet (University of Pennsylvania, Professor, History; Director, Middle East Center)
  • Iran Studies Discussant: Prof. Cyrus Schayegh (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies)
  • Disciplinary Discussant: Prof. Kevan Harris (University of California, Los Angeles, Assistant Professor, Sociology)

Interdisciplinary & Regional Studies Roundtable: What is the changing trajectory of the intersection of your field and modern Iranian Studies?

  • Panel Chair: Prof. Cyrus Schayegh (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies)
  • Panel: Prof. Serguei Oushakine (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Anthropology and Slavic Languages & Literatures; Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies), Prof. Rachel Price (Princeton University, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures; Program in Media and Modernity), Prof. Mikiya Koyagi (New York University, Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies)

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