Lecture: Hamidreza Ghelichkhani
Tuesday, April 1, 7:00 PM
Eliot Hall chapel
This event is open to the public.
Visiting scholar Hamidreza Ghelichkhani received his PhD in Persian from Delhi University in India, writing his dissertation “Mogul Bookmaking and Ornamentation through the Poetry of Orfi Shirazi to Bidel Dehlavi.” He holds a master’s degree in Persian Literature from Islamic Arak University in Tehran. Ghelichkhani has taught calligraphy, paleography, and typography for over a decade at institutions such as the University of Delhi, India, and Amir Kabir University in Tehran.
A highly respected calligrapher, Ghelichkhani has exhibited his work widely, and curated historical and contemporary calligraphy exhibitions in Iran and India. His work is included in the current Cooley Gallery exhibition Qalam, Arabic Calligraphy from the Middle Ages to the Present. He is the author of numerous publications on the history and practices of calligraphy. Dr. Ghelichkhani’s visit is supported by the American Institute for Iranian Studies and the dean of the faculty.
Refreshments served: 6:30 p.m.
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