Press

2019

Press Releases

Press Release #3 (PRWeb Newswire), March 22, 2019

Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Launches “40 Stories: Life In Diaspora” Video Project Exploring Bold New Faces of Iranian-American Identity 

First-of-its-kind Video Series Premieres in Conjunction with the 40THAnniversary of the Iranian Revolution.

 

Press Release #2 (PRWeb Newswire), March 18, 2019

From Revolution to Evolution: Global Thought Leaders Explore Themes of Identity, Discrimination and Resilience to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Iranian Revolution

Historic conference brings together scholars and artists from 7 countries and 45 universities, March 28-30, 2019. 

 

Press Release #1  (PRWeb Newswire), February 19, 2019

CONFERENCE AT SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY MARKS FORTY YEARS OF GLOBAL IRANIAN DIASPORA

The Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at San Francisco State University convenes thought leaders to explore identity, culture and the experiences of Iranian-hyphenated communities.

 

Selected News Items:

Click here to see all Center for Iranian Diaspora News.

March 20, 2019 - SF Protest Honors Slain Bi Brazilian Congresswoman

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - Iranian-Americans Nurture New Generations After Revolution

Friday, February 8, 2019 Professor Karim Explores Iranian-American History, Immigration for NEH-Funded Digital Archive

 

2018

'We Are Here, We Have Always Been Here': SF State Produces First-Ever Documentary on Bay Area Iranian Community
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Moving from the Margin toward the Center: Some Thoughts on the Emerging Field of Iranian Diaspora Studies
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Perspective Piece in Washington Post
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Call For Proposals Date Extended - Forty Years and More: Iranian Diaspora Studies Conference 2019
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Podcast Episode 1: Persis Karim
Friday, May 25, 2018

2017

Persis Karim Named Inaugural Chair of SF State's Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2016

SF State Announces $5 Million Gift to Establish Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
Wednesday, June 22, 2016