Ahmad Karimi Hakkak

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Striving for Human Rights in Iran Past Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

Biography

Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak is a Persian literary figure and Iranist. He was Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Washington for nineteen years. He is currently a professor and founding director of the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Center for Persian Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Maryland. Professor Karimi-Hakkak is the author of nineteen books and over one hundred major scholarly articles. He has contributed articles on Iran and Persian literature to many reference works, including The Encyclopedia Britannica, The Encyclopædia Iranica, and The Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. A specialist in modern Persian literature, his works have been translated into French, Dutch, Spanish, Russian, Greek, Arabic, Japanese, and Persian. He has won numerous awards and honors, and has served as President of the International Society for Iranian Studies and several other professional academic organizations.

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