- Image Resource Center
- Digital Image Lab (Arts 1245)
Free and open to all members of the UCSB community
A one-day symposium at the University of California, Santa Barbara, aiming to involve UCSB graduate students in the humanities and social sciences working on any aspects of Iranian culture, society, politics, arts, or music in a discussion about their research.
8.30 AM - Introductory Remarks: Dr. Janet Afary, Mohammadreza Mirzaei
8.45 AM - Samira Fathi, "Urban Memory of Isfahan In the Early Qajar Period"
9.15 AM - Rachel Winter, "Rethinking Art and Cultural Diplomacy in Iranian Studies: A Thought Experiment"
9.45 AM - Mohammadreza Mirzaei, "Bahman Mohassess’ Parodies in the Context of the 1960s Painting"
10.15 - 10.30 AM - Discussion. Moderator: Dr. Farshad Sonboldel
15 minutes break
10.45 AM - Richard Nedjat-Haiem, "From Traditional to Pop and from Pop to Classicalization; Hayedeh & Googoosh, Iranian Female Icons from the Pahlavi Era to the Tehrangeles Diaspora"
11.15 AM - Ali Derafshi, "Persomania: Loving Things Persian: Iranian-and Persian-inspired Architecture in California (1900–1979)
11. 45 AM - 12:00 PM - Discussion. Moderator: Dr. Shiva Balaghi
Cosponsored by the Department of History of Art & Architecture and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.