Roshan Institute Movie Series: The Wind Carpet We hope you can join us for our Roshan Institute Movie Night on Tuesday, November 4th,7:30PM,1120 Susquehanna Hall. READ MORE The Wind Carpet

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Welcome to Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland.

Established in fall 2004, the Institute aspires to be the premier center for the study and appreciation of Persian culture in the United States. Toward this end, Roshan Institute seeks to:

  • Provide outstanding course offerings and programs in Persian language, literature, history, and culture.
  • Foster communication and community ties among people of Persian heritage and those interested in Persian cultural heritage.
  • Serve as a model for encouraging intercultural communication among people of varying backgrounds.

Persian Studies at the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers the following degree programs:


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SQH Room 1120
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
1120 SQH room
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
St. Mary’s Hall, Multi-Purpose Room
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM