September 19, 2018, 2:00pm
Two Centuries of Silence: Abdulhossein Zarrinkoub and the Formation of Iranian National Identity
Presenter: Paul Sprachman, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers
Location: Towne Building Rm 307, 220 S. 33rd Street

Please join us for a talk by Rutgers Professor Emeritus, Paul Sprachman, on the work of Dr. Abdolhossein Zarrinkoub (1923-1999), one of the most prolific scholars of his generation. Professor Sprachman will specifically address Zarrinkoub's major work Two Centuries of Silence which discusses the period  between the mid-7th and the mid-9th century when almost all traces of Iran's literary heritage was erased.   

Middle East Center, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations