Entries by ایران نامگ

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English Verso Iranian Masculinities Preface: Iranian Masculinities Mostafa Abedinifard and Sahar Allamezade-Jones A Tree Atop the Mountain: Mobad Manikan and the Elusive Promises of Masculinity Cameron Cross ‘Prescriptive’ Masculinity?: Deception and Restraint in the Films of Asghar Farhadi Niki Akhavan An Iranian Female Vampire Walks Home Alone and Disturbs Freud’s Oedipal Masculinity Mahdi Tourage On […]

Table of Contents Volume 6, Number 1

English Verso Editor-in-Chief: Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi “Is Hindenburg a Sultan?” The Trial of the Iranian Communist Journal Peykar in Weimar Germany Sheragim Jenabzadeh Mapping the Unmappable: A Critical Study of Dead Reckoning: A Novel by Bahman Sho‘levar Babak Mazloumi History through Talisman: The Historical Value of a Newly Identified Safavid Treatise by Molla Jalal-e Monajjem-e Yazdi […]

Table of Contents Volume 5, Number 4

English Verso Editor-in-Chief: Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi Special Issue Dedicated to Ahmad Ashraf for His Lifetime Contribution to Iranian Studies Editors: Amir Ismail Ajami & Mohamad Tavakoli Land Reform and Agrarian Transformation in Iran, 1962–78 Amir Ismail Ajami Farmer–Herder Villages and the Revolution Mary Martin Individualization and the Emergence of Personalized Politics in Post-Revolutionary Iran Azadeh Kian […]

Table of Contents Volume 5, Number 2

English Verso Translating Rumi through the Prism of Ideology Amir Artaban Sedaghat   Persian Reverso Lily Ayman (Ahy), 1929-2018 Javad Abbasi The Signification of “Shah” and “Shahi” in the Eastern Islamic Lands Abbas Ahmadvand The Peculiarities of Golestan Palace’s Art and Architecture from the Perspective of Foreign Travelogues  Abbas Panahi and Saman Kashani  From Vernacular […]

Table of Contents Volume 5, Number 1

Special Issue Dedicated to Professor Shirin Bayani Guest Editors: Javad Abbasi English Verso Manuscripts and Digital Technologies: A Renewed Research Direction in the Ilkhanid History of Iran Bruno De Nicola   Persian Reverso A Pioneering Woman: A Historiographical Review of Professor Shirin Bayani’s Scholarship Javad Abbasi The Mimeses of the Shahnameh and Historical Epics in […]

Table of Contents Volume 4, Number 3-4

Special Issue Dedicated to Professor Badrolzaman Gharib Guest Editors: Jaleh Amouzegar and Firouzeh Qandehari English Verso Further Fragments of Sogdian Manichaean Riddles? Christiane Reck The Turtle and the Geese: A Pañcatantra Fable in Sogdian Nicholas Sims-Williams The Manichaean “Living Self”As Reflected in Persian Mystical Poetry Omid Behbahani Persian Reverso The Unique Badri of Our Time […]

Table of Contents Volume 4, Number 2

English Verso Festival of Arts, Shiraz-Persepolis, 1967-1977 Mahasti Afshar Dye on the Frontier: Henna and the Military Elites of Nineteenth-Century Bam James Gustafson Voluntary Conversions of Iranian Jews in the Nineteenth Century Nahid Pirnazar Book Review Thesaurus of Judeo-Tat (Juhuri): The Language of the Mountain Jews of the Caucasus by Rabbi Ya‘akov Itzhaki Dan Shapira […]

Table of Contents Volume 4, Number 1

English Verso The Dynamics of Resistance: Moral Concepts in Sī mī n 4 Dāneshvar’s Sūvashūn Magdalena Rodziewicz An Inquiry into the Terms Adab, Adib, Adabiyat in the 26 Perso-Arabic Languages Shayan Afshar State Capacity and Democratization in Iran Misagh Parsa   Persian Reverso Iranian Wine in a European Jar: A Reflection on the 3 Spatial […]

Table of Contents Volume 3, Number 4

English Verso Special Issue Dedicated to Professor Mohammad-Ali Islami-Nodoushan Guest Editor: Javad Abbasi & Mahmood Fotoohi-Rudmajani Religious Minorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the “Right to Have Rights” Anja Pistor-Hatam Male Same-Sex Sexuality in the Legislation and Jurisdictions of the Islamic Republic Arash Guitoo Journalist Memoirs and the Iranian Diaspora: Truth, Professional Ethics, and […]

Journalist Memoirs and the Iranian Diaspora: Truth, Professional Ethics, and Objectivity between Political and Personal Narratives

Babak Elahi <bxegsl@rit.edu> teaches in the School of Communication at Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds a PhD in American literature from the University ofRochester. His work has been published in Iranian Studies; Alif; MELUS, International Journal of Fashion Studies, and Cultural Studies. His book, The Fabric of American Realism, was published by McFarland Press in 2009. Elahi writes about American literary and cultural […]

Table of Contents Volume 3, Number 3

English Verso A Special Issue Dedicated to Professor Hamid Naficy Guest Editor: Golbarg Rekabtalaei Introduction: Alternative Visions of Iranian Culture: A Celebration of Hamid Naficy’s Work Golbarg Rekabtalaei Video Sensations: The Experimental Films of Hamid Naficy Simran Bhalla Exilic, Diasporic, and Ethnic Media: Hamid Naficy’s Oeuvre from an International Communication Perspective Mehdi Semati What a […]

Table of Contents Volume 3, Number 2

English Verso Special issue on Foucault in Iran Foucault and Iran Reconsidered: Revolt, Religion, and Neoliberalism Michiel Leezenberg French Secular Thought: Foucault and Political Spirituality Brian Turner Risking Prophecy in the Modern State: Foucault, Iran, and the Conduct of the Corey McCall Foucault and Epicureanism of the Iranian Revolution Yadullah Shahibzadeh What is at the […]

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English Verso On Abbas Kiarostam Transcending Cinema: Kiarostami’s Approach to Filmmaking Maryam Ghorbankarimi Trajectory of Smooth Female Spaces within the Striated Masculine in Kiarostami’s Ten Pouneh Saeedi Waves of Stasis: Photographic Tendency and Cinematic Kindness in Kiarostami’s Five (Dedicated to Ozu) Donna Honarpisheh Kiarostami and Love on the Iranian Screen Proshot Kalami On the Borders […]

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English Verso My Kurdish Brother, Amir Hassanpour Thomas M. Ricks The Raven of Separation: Arabic Poetic Topoi and the Persian Courtly Tradition Asghar Seyed-Gohrab Interiority and the City Center: Locating the Gulistan Harem During Nassir al-Dīn Shah’s Reign Leila Pourtavaf Arānī, Kasravī and Demonic Irrationality: Discourses of Reason and Scientific Explanation Arshavez Mozafari   Persian […]

Yarshater Lectureship in Avestan and Pahlavi Languages established at the University of Toronto

Yarshater Lectureship in Avestan and Pahlavi Languages established at the University of Toronto The study of Avestan and Pahlavi languages will now be offered at the University of Toronto thanks to the support of the Persian Heritage Foundation. In honour of Dr. Ehsan Yarshater, a renowned scholar and celebrated author, the Persian Heritage Foundation and […]

“Is Hindenburg a Sultan?” The Trial of the Iranian Communist Journal Peykar in Weimar Germany

Sheragim Jenabzadeh is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. His dissertation, “City of Aspirations: Iranian Student Activism in Interwar Berlin,” examines the publications and political activities of Iranian youth in Weimar and Nazi Germany and their engagement with the modernizing efforts of the Iranian state. He has received […]

Land Reform and Agrarian Transformation in Iran, 1962–78

Amir Ismail Ajami has worked at Plan Organization, Tehran; University of Tehran; Pahlavi University, Shiraz; the Ministry of Agriculture, Tehran; and the University of Arizona. His research interests focus on rural social change, peasant studies, agrarian transition, and rural social stratification. Selected publications include Shishdangi: Pazhuhishi dar zaminah-yi jamashinasi-yi rusta’I (Sixdangi: A Study in the […]

Table of Contents Volume 5, Number 3

English Verso Forgiveness for what? Vis and Ramin and Troilus and Criseyde Dick Davis Tales of Two Cities: Tehran in Persian Fiction M.R. Ghanoonparvar Translating Race: Simin Daneshvar’s Negotiation of Blackness Amy Motlagh ‘O Lord! You Broke My Wine Jug’: Omar Khayyām’s Transgressive Ethics and their Socio-Political Implications in Contemporary Iran A.A. Seyed-Gohrab The Beginning […]

فهرست سال ۵، شماره ۳

بخش فارسی  ویژه­نامۀ استاد احمد کریمی حکاک ویراستاران مهمان: فاطمه شمس پر پرواز و پای پویایی: گفت‌وگویی با احمد کریمی حکاک فاطمه شمس زبان شاعرانه در انقلاب: گذار به نثر در انقلاب ۵۷ امیر احمدی آریان نهادشناسی ادبیات در افغانستان ولی پرخاش احمدی تماشای هستی از چشم مور: مبانی تجربۀ باریک‌اندیشی در سبک هندی محمود […]

Translating Rumi through the Prism of Ideology

Amir Artaban Sedaghat <sedaghat.amir@gmail.com> holds a PhD from the Sorbonne in sciences du langage, with a specialization in transcultural communications. He currently teaches French translation at the University of Toronto. A multilingual scholar, he focuses his research on the reception of Persian classical literature in the West. He has published articles about the semiology of […]

Manuscripts and Digital Technologies: A Renewed Research Direction in the History of Ilkhanid Iran

Dr. Bruno De Nicola <Bruno.deNicola@oeaw.ac.at> born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), studied Medieval History at the University of Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) and Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS (University of London, United Kingdom). He received his doctorate in Persian Studies at the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) in 2011. Since 2017 he is Lecturer in the History of […]

Further Fragments of Sogdian Manichaean Riddles?

Christiane Reck <reck@bbaw.de> is a research associate at Goettingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities at the project Union Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts in Germany. She has published Gesegnet sei dieser Tag: Manichäische Festtagshymnen – Edition der mittelpersischen und parthischen Sonntags-, Montags- und Bemahymnen (Turnhout, 2004) and three volumes of the Catalogue of Mitteliranische Handschriften in […]

Alternative Visions of Iranian Culture: A Celebration of Hamid Naficy’s Work

Iranian cultural history has been overshadowed by a grand narrative of political history that disregards shifts within the Iranian fields of culture. This focus on political history stems from Iran’s geopolitical position and its implication in international politics. A symptom of a homogenous historical time, such an over-determining political history collapses the continuities and discontinuities […]