Welcome to the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies


1275 Minnesota St., San Francisco, CA
"Once At Present" Art Exhibition and Reception

"Once At Present" Art Exhibition and Reception

Saturday, March 30, 2019 to Saturday, April 20, 2019
Seven Hills Conference Center - State Drive at Lake Merced Blvd. SF

Forty Years & More: International Conference on Iranian Diaspora Studies

Friday, March 29, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Humanities Bldg 503, SF State University

Norooz Open House

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Center’s Blog: “With A Trace”

Taraneh Hemami’s work utilizes mediums such as glasswork, textile production and sculpture in order to examine themes of displacement, memory, and representation within Iranian and Iranian-American experiences.

Dr. Amy Malek’s research lies at the intersections of citizenship, visual culture, and diasporic identity. Her current book project focuses on cultural productions by Iranians in the diaspora cities of Stockholm, Toronto, and Los Angeles.

Dr. Manijeh Nasrabadi's scholarship focuses on transnational American studies and the legacy of US imperialism. Her current work focuses on the history of Iranian student activism and its engagement with third world solidarity movements.