The Art of Book Making: Lithographic Printing in Iran Please join us on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 for a lecture by Dr. Mahbobe Ghods on "The Art of Book Making: Lithographic Printing in Iran", 11:00AM in St. Mary’s Hall. READ MORE

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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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TLF 2110
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
St. Mary's Hall
Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM