JOB OPPORTUNITY at Farhang Foundation
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6th Annual Farhang Short Film Festival
The 2014 Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Calling on individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to submit short films visualizing some aspect of Iranian art, culture, and heritage, Farhang Foundation's annual online short film festival offers contestants the opportunity to compete for $10,000 (first prize), $5,000 (second prize), and $3,000 (third prize). CLICK HERE to read more.
"The House is Black" is Sussan Deyhim’s media-film-performance project, inspired by the works of Foroug Farrokhzad one of Iran's most influential feminist poets and film makers of the 20th Century. This project seeks to shed light on the importance of progressive Iranian contemporary arts through the vision of two of Iran’s most avant-garde female artists, Forough Farrokhzad and Sussan Deyhim.
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Announcing the Recipients of the 2013 Farhang Heritage and Lifetime Achievement Awards - Farhang Foundation to recognize the contributions of heralded architect Houshang Seyhoun and culinary master Najmieh Batmanglij
On Saturday, November 9, 2013 Farhang Foundation had the distinct honor of recognizing the contributions of the remarkable painter, scholar, and architect, Houshang Seyhoun, and the culinary “guru” Najmieh Batmanglij with the annual Farhang Lifetime Achievement and Heritage awards.
Najmieh Batmanglij was recognized with the 2013 Farhang Heritage Award in honor of her passionate dedication and relentless commitment to excellence in promoting Persian culture through its rich, ancient and deep rooted culinary art.
USC to Offer Iranian Studies Minor for the First Time Ever
Dr. Hani Khafipour Named by USC as its New Lecturer of Iranian History and Culture
For the first time in its history, the University of Southern California's Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences will offer a minor in Iranian studies, as part of an initiative launched in November 2010 through the support of Farhang Foundation.
The university has also hired its first lecturer of Iranian History and Culture, Dr. Hani Khafipour, who has now joined the faculty at USC's Middle East Studies Program to facilitate the newly created minor program.
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