12
Jun

Iranian Woman Wins Japanese Literary Prize

Iranian Woman Wins Japanese Literary Prize April 15, 2009 A novel written in Japanese by Shirin Nezammafi of Iran has won a Japanese literary award for newcomers, making her the second non-native Japanese speaker to win the prize following Chinese novelist Yang Yi, the organizer of the prize said Tuesday. Click here to read more!
12
Jun

Georg Gerster’s Exhibition at the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery

Georg Gerster’s Exhibition at the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery April 03, 2009 The Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2009, New York, NY – For the first time ever, 29 breathtaking aerial photographs of Persia by award-winning Swiss photographer Georg Gerster, taken in the immediate years before the 1979 Iranian Revolution, will be...
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12
Jun

Students Push UC to Expand Terms of Ethnic Identification

Students Push UC to Expand Terms of Ethnic Identification April 02, 2009 Los Angeles Times Middle Easterners want alternatives to ‘white’ and ‘other’ By Raja Abdulrahim March 31, 2009 Nicole Salame, 19, was filling out an application to UCLA last year when she got to the question about race and ethnicity. She thought a mistake...
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12
Jun

Iranian Film Industry Thriving, Hollywood Learns

Iranian Film Industry Thriving, Hollywood Learns April 02, 2009 By Elham Khatami CNN It appeared an unlikely meeting: Earlier this month, representatives from Hollywood, home of the anything-goes lifestyle and anything-can-happen film, traveled to Iran, where censorship and constant government supervision are a fact of life for the film industry. Read More  
11
Jun

Rep. Michael Honda Honors Nowruz in Legislation Introduced This Week

Rep. Michael Honda Honors Nowruz in Legislation Introduced This Week March 19, 2009 For Immediate Release March 18, 2009 Contact: Michael Shank: 202.225.3327 michael.shank@mail.house.gov Rep. Michael Honda Honors Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, in Legislation Introduced This Week WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Rep. Michael Honda (CA-15) introduces legislation in Congress to honor Nowruz, a...
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11
Jun

Congress’ Hidden Treasure: Vafai Is Library’s Go-To Man On Iran

Congress’ Hidden Treasure: Vafai Is Library’s Go-To Man On Iran March 19, 2009 By Jude O. Marfil Roll Call Staff Gholam Vafai, 86, the oldest employee at the Law Library of Congress, is the library’s point man on the laws of Iran and Afghanistan. He has answered questions varying from family law to asylum and...
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11
Jun

Adopt a NoRooz Banner Program in Irvine, CA

Adopt a NoRooz Banner Program in Irvine, CA March 13, 2009 Learn how you can adopt banners to be displayed on the streets of Irvine for the Persian New Year! Visit the website of the Network of Iranian-American Professionals of Orange County (NIPOC) to find out more!  

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