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Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies

The mission of the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies is to coordinate a variety of teaching, research, and outreach activities at the University of Oklahoma that explore the history, culture, society, and politics of Iran, the Persian Gulf, and those regions historically shaped by the Persian language. These activities include publications, lectures, conferences, workshops, film screenings and art exhibits.

The OU Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies is pleased to announce a competition for the Jafar and Shokoh Farzaneh Prize for Best Article on Persian Literature. This $2,000 prize will be awarded to the best published article on any topic relating to Persian literature. Deadline April 30, 2021. Visit our scholarships & prizes page for more information.

Visit our scholarships page for more information about Iranian Studies and Persian language scholarship and award opportunities.