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09/24/08

Shahnameh: Lectures on Iran's National Epic at UC, Irvine

 

By Dr. Mahmoud Omidsalar

(JFK Memorial Library, CSULA)

 at University of California, Irvine

 

October 7th-December 2nd 2008

Humanities Instructional Building 135

8:00pm-9:15pm

 

 

The lectures are sponsored by the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at UCI & Farhad Shah-Hosseini. The lectures and free and open to the public!

 

 

 

Section

Date

Topic

1

October 7th

An Epic's Journey:  Shahnameh Through the Ages

2

October 14th

The Man in the Myths

3

October 21st

Shahnameh and the Presumptive Authority of the West

4

October 28th

An Epic Unity: The Case Against Under-analysis

5

November 4th

Oedipus in Mazandaran

6

November 18th

Sibling Rivalry: The Hero Pattern and the Life of Kaykhosrow

7

November 25th

Killing Demons, Deposing Kings

8

December 2nd

Of Lusting and Ousting: Capture of Women as Castration Metaphor

 

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