Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program

Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant from and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.

An integral component of this new initiative is support provided for Persian graduate studies. Roshan Institute Fellowships in Persian Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics and Roshan Institute Fellowships for Persian Language and Culture will be awarded to qualified students.

Four Reasons to Study Persian!

Persian Language

1Persian is the official and national language of Iran, and standard Modern Persian is spoken in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The Persian language belongs to the West Iranian language group, a subgrouping of Indo-Iranian languages, which are part of the Indo-European language family. The two dialects of Persian are Tajiki and Dari, which are spoken in Tajikistan and Afghanistan, respectively.

Persian Culture

2Persian is the language of one of the world’s most prolific cultures and powerful empires. With more than 2500 years of civilization and literature, Persian culture is renowned for its contributions to literature, the visual arts, world history, film, and the sciences.

Persian Literature

3Persian literature includes thousands of classical and modern literary works. The literature is rich in prose and, particularly, in poetry. Ferdowsi, Rumi, Saadi and Hafez are among the most prominent classical poets and Sohrab Sepehri and Nima Youshij among the most modern ones.

Persian Art

4Persian art is a combination of exquisite ancient art and modern art including architecture, intricate tile works, finely woven carpets, painting, pottery, calligraphy, music, and cinema.

Study Persian film in spring 2017 at UH Manoa.

IP 368C: Introduction to South/South  T   3:00-5:20PM Moore 152 CRN 88919 or 3473  Asian Film: Iranian                                                                                                                        (Outreach)    Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant from and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute (http://www.roshan-institute.org). Persian courses will be offered in spring 2017 with opportunities for financial support for the students. For …

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Study Persian literature in translation in spring 2017 at UH Manoa.

IP 365: Persian Literature in Translation     R  3:00-5:20PM  MOORE 152 CRN 86112 or 3472 (Oureach) Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant from and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute (http://www.roshan-institute.org). Persian courses will be offered in spring 2017 with opportunities for financial support for the students. For more information please …

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian_Spring 2017 at UH Manoa

Name: Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian College: UHM – College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature Department: Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures Description: The Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. This Fellowship program supports students at the University of Hawaii …

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Study Persian in spring 2017 at UH Manoa.

PERS 102: Beginning Modern Persian II     MW 3:30-5:20PM MOORE 202   CRN 86224 or 3474 (Outreach) PERS 102: Beginning Modern Persian II     TBA TBA                ONLINE         CRN 88051 or 3475 (Outreach) PERS 202: Intermediate Modern Persian II TR  10:30-11:45AM  MOORE 204 CRN 88923 or 3476 (Outreach)                                                       F       1:30-2:20PM   MOORE 117 PERS 302:Third-Level Modern Persian II    MWF 10:30-11:20AM  SPAL 452A  CRN …

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Learn Persian Online_Fall 2016 at UH Manoa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9DE6arm1uM See our flyer_Fall 2016_Persian Flyer See our flyer_Fall 2016_Roshan Institute Fellowships

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Study Persian in fall 2016 at UH Manoa.

PERS 101: Beginning Modern Persian I MW 3:30-5:00PM SAKAM C301 CRN 77151 or 1232 (Outreach) T 3:30-4:20PM SAKAM C301 PERS 101: Beginning Modern Persian I TBA TBA ONLINE CRN 78286 or 1233 (Outreach) PERS 201: Intermediate Modern Persian I MF 2:00-3:20PM SAKAM B308 CRN 79278 or 1234 (Outreach) W 2:30-3:20PM SAKAM B308 PERS 301:Third-Level Modern Persian I TR 10:30-11:45AM MOORE …

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Roshan Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian_Fall 2016 at UH Manoa

Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian   Name: Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian College: UHM – College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature Department: Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures Description: The Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant and in partner-ship with Roshan Cultural Heritage …

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute for the Study of Persian_Spring 2016

  Name: Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian College: UHM – College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature Department: Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures Description: The Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant and in partner-ship with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. This Fellowship program supports students at the University of …

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian, Fall 2015

Name: Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Fellowship for the Study of Persian College: UHM – College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature Department: Indo-Pacific Languages & Literature Description: The Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.  This Fellowship program supports students at the University of Hawaii in their study of …

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Learn Persian Online, Fall 2015

 

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Fall 2015 Courses

Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program Fall 2015 at UH Mānoa   PERS 101: Beginning Modern Persian I   MW 3:30-5:00PM    MOORE 117    CRN 78058 or 1336 (Outreach) T 3:30-0420PM    MOORE 117 PERS 101: Beginning Modern Persian I     ONLINE      TBA TBA              CRN 79631 PERS 201: Intermediate Modern Persian I    MF   2:00-3:20PM    MOORE 117    CRN 78059 or 1337 (Outreach) W    2:30-3:20PM    MOORE 117 …

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Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda)

Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda)Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda)Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda)Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda)Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year, which is the last night of fall (December 20/21, depending on the year), is celebrated and referred to as Shab-e Yalda/Shab-e Chelleh in Iranian culture. This celebration has been one of the most significant Iranian celebrations since the time of …

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Roshan Institute Fellowships in Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture

Roshan Institute Fellowships in Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture I. Roshan Institute Fellowship in Persian Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics This Fellowship program supports qualified Ph.D. students studying Persian linguistics, language acquisition and applied linguistics at the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The fellowship award is available for 2015-2016 and is …

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Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program is an exciting initiative made possible through a grant from and in partnership with Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.