Literature in Persian Language Pedagogy

Continuing the CMES partnership with the University of Toronto that began in 2023, the "Literature in Persian Language Pedagogy" series will run through December 2025.

"How to Teach a Persian Poem? Multiple Approaches to Persian Poetry" (January 27, 2024)

Asghar Seyed-Gohrab, Utrecht University


"Hekāyāt-e Latif: The First Reading Comprehension Texts of Persian, and their Literary Resources" (Feb 17, 2024)

Behrooz Mahmoudi-Bakhtiari, University of Tehran


"Literary Translation in Persian Language Courses" (March 16, 2024)

Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, University of Chicago


"Candles, Flowers, and Butterflies: Interpreting Persian Literary Metaphors" (April 6, 2024)

Pardis Minuchehr, University of California, Santa Barbara


"Reading What They Speak: Learning Persian through Eulogies and Accolades" (May 11, 2024)

Yass Alizadeh, New York University (NYU)