Opening Day of Document: Iranian Americans in Los Angeles
Talk / Lecture
12:00 to 5:30
Sun, June 6, 2010

12–2 pm: Panel 1: On ‘Document’: Visual Anthropology, the Iranian-American diaspora, and Ethnicity in Los Angeles
Moderator: Susan Slyomovics (UCLA) Roxanne Varzi (UC Irvine) – “The Visual Document: Photographing Iran at Home and Abroad”
Roger Waldinger (UCLA) – “America’s New Second Generation: Experiences and Implications”Zohreh Sullivan (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) – “Portrait, Landscape, and Narrative”
Amy Malek (UCLA) – “The Process of Documentation: The Making of ‘Document: Iranian-Americans in L.A.'”

 

2:00–2:20 pm: Break

 

2:20–3:50 pm: Panel 2: Artists Roundtable
Moderator: Amy Malek (UCLA)
Farhad Parsa, Arash Saedinia, Parisa Taghizadeh, Ramin Talaie

 

4–5:30 pm: Exhibition Opening Reception
Celebrate the opening of Document with a reception in the Goldenberg Galleria and Fowler courtyard, including a gallery tour with Malek.