Welcome to the Iranian Studies hub for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor! Here you can learn about our undergraduate curriculum, scholarly projects, community outreach, and upcoming events. Enjoy!
PSW is pleased to welcome Mana Kia (Columbia U), who will be workshopping a paper titled “Historicizing Origins between Iran and India” on Monday, February 19, 5:00-7:00 PM in room 1185 North Quad. Kia’s paper is part of a longer chapter on the meaning […]
We are very excited to have Prof. Ahmet Karamustafa (History, University of Maryland) join us for a special session of the Persian Roundtable! Prof. Karamustafa is a specialist in medieval Islam, particularly Sufi thought and practice in Anatolia, and is […]
For those of you interested in Persian mystical literature, the Islamic Books Reading Group will host an informal discussion next Wednesday about the famous Conference of the Birds (Manteq al-tayr) by the twelfth/thirteenth-century sufi poet Farid al-din ‘Attar, led by […]