ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
DĀNESH INSTITUTE 2014 Annual
Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Center for Middle
Eastern Studies and
International House Global Voices Program
Iranian and Other Middle Eastern Immigrants:Their
Contributions to American Society
Saturday, October 18, 2014; 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The University of Chicago International House
1414 East 59th Street
Mitra Fallahi, Lewis University: A Comparison of the Immigration
Trend of Iranians to the United States Before and After the
Revolution of 1979 and Unique Contributions of Iranians to American
Sholeh Shahrokhi, Butler University: Four Decades in the
Making: Gender, Generations, and the Cultural Politics of Iranian
Diaspora in the U.S.
Mahboub Hashem, American University of Sharjah: Lebanese
Immigrants to the U.S. and Their Contributions to American
Bita Razavimaleki, Texas State University: In the Melting Pot: A
New Study of Ethnic Identity and Acculturation among Iranians in
the United States.
Bahareh Sahebi, Illinois School of Professional Psychology: A
Parental Dilemma: The Process of Acculturation and Assimilation
within the Family System.
John W. Walbridge, Indiana University: Summary and
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