IRAN TODAY:  QUEST FOR NEW NARRATIVES

COMPLETE CONFERENCE SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

NEW: CONFERENCE MEDIA AND WRITTEN REPORTS

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Thursday Morning

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BILL BEEMAN — American Views of Iran–Iranian Views of America: Symbolic Estrangement in Action 

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MELEIA EGGER — Fifty Years of Peace Corps: Performance Poem

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MARY CATHERINE BATESON — Two-Way Gift: What Iran Peace Corps Volunteers Brought Back to America

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MICHAEL CRAIG HILLMANN – New Iranian Narratives in Persian Texts

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Youth in Iran

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Thursday Afternoon

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Peace Corps Iran: The Early Years

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Women Potters in Iran

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Persian Art as Culture: A New Iranian Narrative

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Days of Revolution: “Aliabad” of Shiraz in Iran and in the World in the 20th and 21st Centuries

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Peace Corps Women’s Experience in Iran

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Persian Refresher 1: Using the Persian for America(ns)(c) textbook series

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 Peace Corps in Iran: A History and In-Depth look at the Later Years

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A Common Bond, Three Americans in Iran: Terence O’Donnell, Howard Baskerville and Curtis Harnack

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Defining and Developing Approaches to Building the Iran Center for Management Studies: Legacy in a Global Context

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Getting Published

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Step-by-Step Toward Meeting God

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Friday Morning

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Iran’s Mediatic Diplomacy with the West: War by Other Means

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Traveling in Iran Today

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Iranian and American Narratives: Personal Witness, Engagement and Community

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Iranian Contemporary Architecture: Looking Forward and Backward

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Peace Corps Global Presenters Training

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Friday Afternoon

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MELEIA EGGER – Peace Corps Story Telling: A Spoken Word Workshop

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Sunni and Shia Views of Figurative Imagery

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Persian Refresher 2: Using Persian of Iran Today 1, 2

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JOHN KRAUSKOPF – Author Readings

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Saturday Morning

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JOHN LIMBERT – The Road Back to Tehran: Undoing the Last Sixty Years

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BIJAN AFKAMI – Translating Insight to Action: the Challenge to Citizens