Two forthcoming events that would be of interest to blog readers, especially those interested in Persian Literature.
Sunil Sharma, Associate Professor of Persianate and Comparative Literature at Boston University, on "Utopian Landscapes: Safavid and Mughal Topographical Literature in a Comparative Perspective" at the Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Tufts University. The talk will be held on April 16, 2013 at the Center for Humanities at Tufts (CHAT), 48 Professors Row, from 5:30 to 7:30pm.
The second is by Wheeler M. Thackston, Professor of the Practice of Persian and Other Near Eastern Languages, Harvard University, on "Abu'l-Fazl and the Apotheosis of Akbar", organized by the South Asia Institute and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University. The talk will be held April 17, 2013 at Knox Hall, room 208, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.