Jafar and Shokoh Farzaneh Prize for Best Article on Persian Literature

The University of Oklahoma’s Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies is pleased to announce a competition for the Jafar and Shokoh Farzaneh Prize for Best Article on Persian Literature. This $2000 prize will be awarded to the best published article on any topic relating to Persian literature. The winner will also be invited to present a public lecture at the University of Oklahoma and to serve on the award selection committee for the following year. All relevant articles or book chapters published in English or Persian in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals or edited volumes between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020 are eligible for consideration.

Submissions should be emailed to Marjan Seirafi-Pour (marjan@ou.edu) by April 30, 2021. Results will be announced at the Association for Iranian Studies general meeting at the Middle East Studies Association conference in 2021.

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