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Persian Art Center in Carolina: Loghman Zaiim, ‘A New Look at the Book of Kings, Shahnameh, part 3’

January 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Persian Art Center in Carolina for a third presentation by Loghman Zaiim on Shahnameh (“Book of Kings”) by Abu ʾl-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi (c. 940–1020), the world’s longest epic poem created by a single poet. Ferdowsi is celebrated as the most influential figure in Persian literature and one of the greatest in the history of literature.

The program will begin with a social from 4:00-4:30pm. There will be a welcome and introduction by Dr. Amir Rezvani, 4:30-4:45pm. From 4:45-6:00pm, there will be a presentation by Dr. Zaiim followed by discussion. From 6:45-7:30pm, there will be live Persian music and poetry readings by the audience. Parking is available in any space that is not marked Reserved and is not numbered.

Sponsored by Persian Art Center in Carolina. The Persian Art Center in Carolina honors, respects and promotes freedom of speech and expression. For more information, please call 919-259-0959.

Details

Date:
January 13, 2019
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

The Club House
400 Oak Tree Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Organizer

UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies
Phone:
+1.919.962.2034
Email:
mideast@unc.edu
Website:
https://mideast.unc.edu/