College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of History and Anthropology



DĀNESH INSTITUTE 2014 Annual Conference

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

Preliminary Program

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 Society.

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 Society.

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 Conclusions


For further information, please contact Reza Varjavand at , or (708)220-6555.







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