The Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies (IPGS)
Speaker Series Fall 2016

Organized and Moderated by
Dr. P. Khosronejad
Farzaneh Family Scholar
Associate Director for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies
All Seminars will take place in room 204-G of the Wes Watkins Center, unless otherwise noted.

The Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies (IPGS) program at the Oklahoma State University is presenting its 2016 Fall Speaker Series:

Friday Sept. 23rd (4–5:30)

Modern Day Heroines: How women are changing the figure of “championship” from Rio to Tehran

Sholeh Shahrokhi (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Butler University)

Friday Oct. 7th (4–5:30)

Azerbaijanism: Created History or Historical Creation?

Brian Gilson (PhD Candidate and Teaching Associate, Department of Geography, Oklahoma State University)

Friday OCT. 21st (4–5:30)

Ancient Persia, circa 3500-333 B.C.

Tonia Sharlach (Associate Professor of Ancient History, Oklahoma State University)

Friday Nov. 4th (4–5:30)

Encountering the "Debated and Debatable:" Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, AND Regional Security COMPLEX THEORY

Reuel R. Hanks (Professor of Geography-the Humphreys Endowed Chair of International Studies, Oklahoma State University)

Friday NOV. 11th (4–5:30)

Persian Civilization: The Field of Iranian Studies and Its Discontents

Thomas Carlson (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Oklahoma State University)

Monday Nov. 14th (4–5:30)

The Social Life of Foreign Things: Appropriating and Contesting the Modern Home in Iran

Pamela Karimi (Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

Friday NOV. 18th (4–5:30)

Opera in the Middle East

Anné-Marie Condacse (Associate Professor, Department of Music, Oklahoma State University)

All are welcome & Persian food provided.

Contact:

Dr. Pedram Khosronejad
Farzaneh Family Scholar
Associate Director for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies
School of International Studies/School of Media& Strategic Comunications
Oklahoma State University
E-mail: Pedram.khosronejad@okstate.edu