Persian Mythology, Folklore, and Popular Culture History

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picture of a piece of Persian artwork
October 10, 2011
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location
Mendenhall Lab, Room 115 125 South Oval

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2011-10-10 16:00:00 2011-10-10 18:00:00 Persian Mythology, Folklore, and Popular Culture History The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures presents a mini-conference: Persian Mythology, Folklore, and Popular Culture History4:00 PM: Dr. Parvaneh Pourshariat, NELC, The Ohio State University “Can Popular Romances Speak to Architectural Relics? The Romance of Samak-e Ayyar and Roman Mithraic Temples”4:30 PM: Dr. Saghi Gazeran, Independent Scholar, Tehran, Iran “Expressing Dissent through the Arts: The Example of the Theatrical Adaptation of the Medieval Story of Samak-e Ayyar”5:00 PM:Dr. Ulrich Marzolph, Enzyklopaedie des Maerchens and Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany “Negotiating Folklore in the Islamic Republic of Iran”This mini-conference is sponsored by The Middle East Studies Center, organized by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and co-sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies.For more information or special disability needs, please contact Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, (614) 292-9255. Mendenhall Lab, Room 115 125 South Oval Center for Folklore Studies patterson.493@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures presents a mini-conference: Persian Mythology, Folklore, and Popular Culture History

4:00 PM: Dr. Parvaneh Pourshariat, NELC, The Ohio State University “Can Popular Romances Speak to Architectural Relics? The Romance of Samak-e Ayyar and Roman Mithraic Temples”

4:30 PM: Dr. Saghi Gazeran, Independent Scholar, Tehran, Iran “Expressing Dissent through the Arts: The Example of the Theatrical Adaptation of the Medieval Story of Samak-e Ayyar”

5:00 PM:Dr. Ulrich Marzolph, Enzyklopaedie des Maerchens and Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany “Negotiating Folklore in the Islamic Republic of Iran”

This mini-conference is sponsored by The Middle East Studies Center, organized by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and co-sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies.

For more information or special disability needs, please contact Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, (614) 292-9255.