Dr. Farzaneh Milani's Lecture Please join us for Dr. Farzaneh Milani's Lecture, "Forough Farrokhzad’s Biography and Unpublished Letters” on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 12-1PM at the Library of Congress. READ MORE Dr. Farzaneh Milani's Lecture
Dr. Wali Ahmadi Lecture Please join us for Dr. Wali Ahmadi's Lecture, "Modern Literature in Afghanistan: Contributions to the Persian Book” on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 12-1PM at the University of MD. READ MORE Dr. Wali Ahmadi Lecture
Dr. Hamid Dabashi Lecture Please join us for Dr. Hamid Dabashi's Lecture, "The World of Persian Literary Humanism” on Wednesday, Sept. 17th, 2014 from 12-1PM at the Library of Congress. READ MORE Dr. Hamid Dabashi
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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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Events

University of Maryland, St. Mary's Language House, Multi-Purpose Room
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Library of Congress, Room 220, the AMED Reading Room, on the second level of the Thomas Jefferson Building
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM