Exploring the Eurasian Urban Spaces through Persian Verse

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Jun
07
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Event Status
As Scheduled
Presenter
Sunil Sharma (Boston University)

The Shahrashub (city disturber) and / Ekphrases genre of Persian poetry provides a window into the urban spaces of early modern Eurasia, revealing the relationship between people, their imaginaries, and the built environment around them. This workshop provides an introduction for using this specialized literary material to derive scholarly insights.

PLEASE NOTE that registrations are limited and will be confirmed on a first-come, first-serve basis for Ph.D. students and faculty who work on Eurasia and can meet the language prerequisites specific to each topic.

PREREQUISITE
Advanced Persian

INSTRUCTOR
Sunil Sharma
Professor of Persianate and Comparative Literature
Boston University

COLLABORATOR
Sahar Hosseini
Assistant Professor
History of Art and Architecture
University of Pittsburgh

REGISTER HERE: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtfu2grjwtEtfFb69kX7ckCW1c4uuIP6EC

Virtual event
Location
Zoom
Event Type
Workshop
Contact Email
crees@pitt.edu
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