An outreach program that invites scholars of all aspects of Iranian history, culture, language, and society to present their research at UCLA twice: the first lecture is delivered in Farsi and the second lecture is given in English.

Services Provided

These lectures provide the Iranian-American community in Los Angeles an opportunity to engage with world-renowned scholars in a venue that provides a culturally unique experience.

Who We Serve

Many community members enjoy listening to lectures in their native language, and students appreciate the unique opportunity to participate in an academic discussion that at the same time allows them to build their language skills.

Mission and Goals

To provide the Iranian-American community in Los Angeles an opportunity to engage with world-renowned scholars in a venue that provides a culturally unique experience.

Partnership Inquiries

G.E. VON GRUNEBAUM CENTER FOR NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
Marissa A. Stevens, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Pourdavoud Center
stevensma@humnet.ucla.edu
(310) 206-6042

Campus Affiliation

International Institute
10286 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095