Dr. Amy Landau's Lecture Please join us for Dr. Amy Landau's Brown Bag Lecture, "Authorship in Seventeenth-Century Persian Painting" on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 12:00PM in the Multi-Purpose Room of St. Mary's Hall. READ MORE Dr. Amy Landau's Lecture

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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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St. Mary’s Hall, Multi-Purpose Room
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
SQH Room 1120
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
SQH room 1120
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM