PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Firoozeh Dumas' visit to the Sacramento State Campus on Friday, October 15, 2008, was filled with a variety of events for the campus community, culminating in a book signing and free evening lecture open to the public. Events related to the One Book Program will be taking place throughout the year. Details will be posted in the forthcoming months as they become available.

Persia: Journey Thorugh Art
Free Public Lecture by Mehri Yazdani - Event Flyer (PDF)
Sponsored by: One Book Program, University Library, Community Engagement Center, English Department, Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies Center

Dates: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Time: Noon to 1:30pm
Location: University Library Art Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: Daily Permit Required; campus map

Two Weeks of Modern Iranian Films: March 16-March 27, 2009
Presented by University Library

Two Weeks of Modern Iranian Films Image

Dates: please click film title for description

Monday, March 16, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "Iran, A Cinematographic Revolution" (2007),
Runtime 98 min

Tuesday, March 17, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "The Day I Became a Woman" (2000),
Runtime: 78 Min

Wednesday, March 18, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "Under the Skin of the City" (2001),
Runtime: 93 Min

Thursday, March 19: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "The Fifth Reaction" (2005),
Runtime: 107 Min

Friday, March 20, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM. "The Lizard" (2004),
Runtime: 97 Min

Monday, March 23, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "20 Fingers" (2004),
Runtime: 72 Min

Tuesday, March 24, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "Offside" (2005),
Runtime: 92 Min

Wednesday, March 25, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "Half Moon: A Musician’s Last Journey" (2006),
Runtime: 107 Min

Thursday, March 26, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. "Persepolis" (2007),
Runtime: 96 Min

Friday, March 27, 2009: 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM. "Rick Steves’ Iran: Yesterday and Today" (2009),
Runtime: 60 Min

Time: Monday - Thursday 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 6:00PM. Friday 9:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM.
Location: University Library, Room 3023 and Room 136 (Films show in both rooms) See campus map
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: General On Campus parking

“Who is an American?”: An American-Immigrants Film Series
Presented by Hellen Lee-Keller, Assistant Professor, English Department
Co-sponsored by Sacramento State's Multi-Cultural Center
Who is an American: An American-Immigrants Film Series and Discussion. All films are Free
Dates: please click film title for description

Friday, September 12, 2008: "Sweet Land" (2006),
Runtime: 110 Min, Rated PG

Wednesday, September 24, 2008: "In America" (2003),
Runtime: 105 Min, Rated PG-13

Friday, October 17, 2008: "Lana's Rain" (2003),
Runtime: 107 Min, Rated R

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: "Saving Face" (2004),
Runtime: 91 Min, Rated R

Friday, November 7, 2008: "The Namesake" (2007),
Runtime: 122 Min, Rated PG-13

Friday, November 21, 2008: "Real Women Have Curves" (2002),
Runtime: 90 Min, Rated PG-13

Time: 5:30 pm doors open , 5:45 pm showtime. Discussion follows each screening.
Location: Multi-Cultural Center, Library 1010 (first floor, adjacent to Java City)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: TBA; campus map

A Hyphenated Existence: The Iranian-American Experience Through Funny in Farsi
An exhibit by the University Library
Date: Monday, October 6, 2008 through May, 2009
Time: Open during Library Business Hours
Location: University Library, 1st floor 2nd floor Mezzanine
Cost: Free and open to the public

The History of Iran from the Ancient to the Modern Period
A lecture and discussion by Professor Afshin Marashi, History Department
Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Library Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: TBA; campus map

Funny in Farsi: Book Discussion for the Community
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Time:  6:30-8 pm
Location: University Library, Room 5006
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Parking: TBA; campus map

Reflections on Funny in Farsi: An Exhibit of Art, Writing & Multimedia
Presented by Professor Vanessa Arnaud and HONR 1 students
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Library Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: TBA; campus map

First Year Q&A: One Book discussion
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: University Union Ballroom
Cost: Free and open to first year students

An Evening with the Author: community lecture and book signing
Books available for purchase in advance through the hornet bookstore. Co-Sponsored by UNIQUE.
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location: University Union Ballroom
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: Free parking in Parking Structure III, 6th floor only; campus map (PDF)

US-Iran Relations in Historical Perspective
A lecture and discussion by Professor Bahman (Buzz) Fozouni, Government Department
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Foothill Suite, University Union
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: TBA; campus map

Funny in Farsi: Arden-Dimick Open Book Club
A book discussion led by Shelley Blanton-Stroud, English Department Lecturer
Date: Sunday, October 26
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Location: Arden-Dimick Public Library, 891 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95864
Cost: Free and open to the public

A Concert of Classical Persian Music
Sponsored by Sacramento State's Iranian and Middle-Eastern Studies Center
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2008
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Sacramento State Music Recital Hall, Capistrano
Cost: Free and open to the public
Parking: TBA; campus map

last updated: 4/7/2009