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ISAA: First Annual Multi-campus Iranian Awareness Week (March 1-7)

In the spirit of unity, UC Berkeley ISAA, along with UCLA's Iranian Student Group and Northeastern's Persian Club, has taken the initiative to organize a Multi-campus Iranian Awareness Week. Since many schools operate under different systems, quarter and semester, and have spring breaks at different times, the actual date of the awareness week various with the participating universities.

Participating Universities:

1. UC Berkeley Iranian Student Alliance in America
2. Georgetown Unv. Iranian Student Alliance in America
3. Northeastern University Persian Club
4. UCLA Iranian Student Group
5. UCSD Persian Club
6. University of Maryland Iranian Students Foundation
7. Foothill College Aria Persian Club
8. UMass Persian Students Organization
9. Tufts University Persian Association
10. Boston University
11. Harvard University
12. MIT Persian Students Association

UC Berkeley ISAA's Multi-campus Iranian Awareness Week Schedule:

a. Sunday, March 7, 2004 @ 2:00pm (Location: 110 Barrows)
Book Signing/talk by author of "Funny in Farsi" Firoozeh Dumas (Books available for purchase)

b. Saturday, March 6, 2004 @ 2:00pm (Location: 123 Wheeler)
Persian Women's Folk Dance Workshop with Soraya Gheissari. Come and learn or practice Persian woman's dance touching on themes of Bandari, Azari, and Kurdish dance rhythms. Although it is not required of you to RSVP, it would good to do so that Soraya's knows how many to expect:
Men are asked not to attend.

c. Thursday, March 4, 2004 @ 7:00pm (Location: Persian Center)
ISAA/SIEB/Persian Center "Iranian Language Night!"
A social intended on created a atmosphere where Iranians can get together and socialize in their native Iranian languages. Come and learn about all the languages and dialects spoken in Iran and also hear examples and you can even practice some of them with
an expert!

d. Wednesday, March 3, 2004 @ 7:00pm (Location: 106 Moffit)
Iranian Movie Night: "A Time for Drunken Horses"

e. Monday, March 1, 2004 @ 6:00pm (Location: 110 Barrows)
Documentary Screening: "Iran: A Revolution Betrayed" & Discussion.

To learn more about ISAA, please visit us on the web:

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