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Lecture Honors Donor, Growth of Persian Studies

What better way to celebrate UC Davis’ expanding program in Persian studies and its generous benefactor than with a lecture on modern Iranian women writers?
Lecture Honors Donor, Growth of Persian Studies

Nasrin Rahimieh

The Jan. 26, 2016, event at the Buehler Alumni Center featured a talk by Nasrin Rahimieh, a professor of humanities at UC Irvine and past president of the International Society for Iranian Studies. The lecture and a reception honored Bita Daryabari, a Silicon Valley philanthropist and humanitarian whose $1.5 million gift established a new Bita Daryabari Presidential Chair in Persian Language and Literature at UC Davis.

Filed under: ME/SA, Iranian Studies