Zahra Taheri Haghighi, B.A., M.A.,Ph.D(ザフラー・ターヘリー・ハギーギー)

学歴 EDUCATION  

1996 Ph.D. Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Major: Near Eastern and Persian Studies.

1983 M.A. Department of Persian Language and Literature.

Pajuhishkada-yi Farhang-i Iran, Tehran, Iran.

1977 B.A. Department of Persian Language and Literature, University of Shiraz (Pahlavi), Iran.

TEACHING POSITIONS  

2007- Visiting Professor, Department of Persian Language and Literature, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan.

2002-2007 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Persian Language, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan.

2001-02 Lecturer in Persian Language, University of California, Davis.

1998-2002 Lecturer in Persian Language and Literature, Department of Near Eastern Studies,University of California, Berkeley.

1995-96 Graduate Student Instructor of Persian Literature, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

1990-94 Graduate Student Instructor of Persian Literature, University of California, Berkeley.

1977-79 Instructor of Persian Literature, Organization for the Education of Gifted Student,Tehran, Iran.

Teaching Experience  

Courses Taught at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies  

Readings in Classical Persian Prose (Graduate Course)

Persian 052C4: Introduction to Persian Epic Literature

Persian 6114: Classical Persian Poetry

Persian 6232: Contemporary Persian Literature

Persian 052C2: Elementary Persian

Persian 052C3: Intermediate Persian

Courses Taught at the University of California Berkeley  

Persian 10: Intensive Persian Language

Persian 106: Reading and Composition for Students with Knowledge of Spoken Persian.

Persian 101: Selected Readings in Persian Prose and Poetry.

Persian 104: Contemporary Persian Literature.

業績一覧(主な業績)PUBLICATIONS  

Books  

Sukut-e Kohan-e Ayeneha: negahi be zendegi va shi’r-e Alamtaj Ghaem-Maghami, (The ancient silence of the mirror: Alamtaj Ghaem-Maghami’s life and poetry), Nashr-e Sales, Tehran, Iran, (in print).

Hozur-e peyda va penhan-e zan dar mutun-e sufiyyeh (the absence and presence of women in Persian Sufi Texts), first edition, The Institute of Asian and African Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2007.

------ second edition, Nashr-e Sales, Tehran, Iran. (in print)

Pigah-e Nukhustiin (The Primal Dawn), A Collection of Poems, Langley Printing, Inc., Maryland, 1997.

Milad, (Collection of Poems), Iranian Studies Group, Berkeley, 1990.

Articles  

“zanan va ta’alim-e sufiyeh dar tarighat-e Mawlana” (Women in Rumi’s spiritual circle), Iranshenasi, A journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. XX, No. 2, Summer 2008, pp. 238-256.

“zanan va ta’alim-e sufiyeh dar tarighat-e Mawlana” (Women in Rumi’s spiritual circle), Vol. XX, No. 1, Spring 2008, pp. 66-90.

“daftar-e aghl va ayat-e eshgh” (the book of knowledge and the verse of love: women Sufis and scholars in the medieval Islamic period), Iranshenasi, A journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. XVIII , No. 4, Winter 2007, pp. 605-621.

“Linguistic Interference: The Structure of Replying to Negative Questions in Persian and Japanese,” Japanese Studies Around the World 2007: Rethinking communication, Nichibunken’s annual publication, Kyoto/Japan, December 2007, pp. 33-50.

“karamat-e zanan-e sufi dar afsaneha-ye moridan” (Sufi women's miracles in spiritual folk tales), Rahavard Persian Journal, A Persian Journal of Iranian Studies, Los Angeles, Vol. 85, Winter 2007, pp. 52-62.

“ayat-e eshgh” (the verse of love): women Sufis and scholars in the medieval Islamic period, Iranshenasi, A journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. 20, No. ? Fall 2007, pp. 454-474.

----------, Nashr-e Danesh, literary quarterly, Tehran, Vol. 3. Autumn 1385, pp. 4-11.

“Human beings and the forgotten free will: Predestination in Maybudi’s interpretation of the myth of creation in Kashf al-Asrar,” (translated into Japanese by Naho Onodera), A Database for the Celebrated Persian Mystical Commentary on the Our’an : Maybudi’s Kashf al-Asrar, 『古典期ペルシア語神秘主義テクストのデータベース化による文体論的研究』, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, March 2007, pp. 83-102.

--------., Iranshenasi, A journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. XIX, No. 2, Summer 2007, pp.217-40.

--------, Nashr-e Danesh, Literary quarterly, Tehran, Vol. 4, winter 1385, pp. 9-20.

Taswir-e vajgune-ye zan dar Hobut” (the inverted image of women in the myth of Adam’s fall: the image of women in Nasihat al-Muluk), Iranshenasi, A Journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. XVII, No.3, Winter 2005. pp. 673-695.

“She’ri ke ayenast” (The Poetry which is a mirror: A critical study of the life and poetry of Alamtaj Ghaem-Magahmi, Jaleh), [part 2], Iranshenasi, A Journal of Iranian Studies, Maryland, Vol. XVII, No. 2, Summer 2005, pp. 271-275.

“She’ri ke Ayenast” (The Poetry which is a mirror: A critical study of the life and poetry of Alamtaj Ghaem-Magahmi, Jaleh, [part 1], Iranshenasi, A Journal of Iranian Studies Maryland, Vol. XVII, No. 1, Spring 2005, pp. 96-110.

“Na bestord dasti dar in rah ghobaram” (No one ever wiped the dust off my face: reviewing the critical writings on the poetry of Jaleh Ghaem-Maghami), The Persian Book Review, A quarterly on Arts and Literature, Summer 2005, Los Angles, Vol. 15, No. 45, pp. 98-113.

“Az zahed-sufiyan-e Bayn al-Nahrayn ta sufiyan-e Khorasan” (From the Ascetics of Mesopotamia to The Sufis of Khorasan: Sufi women in the early Islamic period), Book of the Month, Literature and Philosophy, Tehran/Iran, Vol. 8, No. 7, May 2005. pp. 18-37.

“Early Sufi women” (translated into Japanese by Kimie Maeda), The Journal of Trans-Cultural Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 8, 2004, pp. 122-158.

“A miniature Image of Japan” (translated into Japanese by Shuri Suzuki), 65 introductory chapters on Persia, ed. Emiko Okada, Keiichi Kitahara, Shuri Suzuki, Tokyo, Japan, Akashi Shoten, 2004, pp.366-367.

“Allegorical Epics in Persian Literature, the Case of Gol va Nowruz”, Quarterly Literary Review, 1999 Kerman University, Kerman, Iran, No. 3-4 (Spring & Summer) pp. 243-274.

“The English Introduction to The Complete Poetical Works of M.J. Vajid, Tehran/Iran, 1998.

“Hāksāriyye,” Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi Islām Ansiklopedisi, 1997, vol. 15, Istanbul, pp. 208-209.

“Celālīyye,” Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi Islām Ansiklopedisi, 1993, vol. 7, Istanbul, pp. 258-259.

“Delgīriha-ye sade-ye ghurbat,” (Simple Nostalgias) Nime-ye Digar, Cambridge, MA, 1990-91, No. 12/13, pp. 84-86.

PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED LECTURES  

Women in Rumi’s Spiritual Circle, Shiraz University Association (SUA) Conference, San Diego,July 19, 2008.

Women’s Oral Poetry in Persian Literature, Women and Narration Conference. Osaka University, Jun 22, 2008.

Searching for Women’s Voice in Persian Folk Songs, Iran Kenkyu-kai Conference, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, March 20, 2008.

Women in Sufi folk tales, International seminar on Iran and Islam: Culture and Tradition, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Jan 12,2008.

Human Beings and the Forgotten Free Will: Predestination in Maybudi’s Interpretation of the Myth of Creation in Kashf al-Asrar, International Conference on Iran and Islam: Culture and Tradition,organized by Osaka University and The Great Islamic Encyclopedia, Tehran, Sep 6-7,2007.

Linguistic Interference: the Case of Negative Question Structure in Persian and Japanese, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Eighth annual Symposium for Foreign Scholars resident in Japan, Kyoto, Japan, January 12, 2007.

In Search of Women in Persian Sufi Writings, International conference on Persian literature and Culture, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan, January 7,2007.

The Hidden Presence of Women in Persian Sufi Literature: Rumi’s social relationship with his female Disciples, Persian Cultural Center, La Jolla Main Library, San Diego, September 22,2006.

In Search of the Unknown Circle of Women Scholars in Qushayri’s Family, Persian Language Advisory Committee of the Sacramento Public Library Foundation, August 13,2006.

Diversifying the Middle East and Islamic Studies, 6th Asian Annual Federation of Middle East Studies Associations (AFMA) Conference (opening panel). Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, May 13, 2006.

Women Poets in Classical Persian Literature, Persian Language Advisory Committee of the Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Arcade Library, August 28, 2005.

The Wish to Grow Again from the Earth: Khayyam and the Delima of Death, Persian Language Advisory Committee of the Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Sacramento, July 31, 2005.

Women and the Primal Sin: Looking for the Roots of Ethical Rules in Nasihat al-Muluk, Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo/Japan. June 5, 2004.

The Image of Women in Qajar Ethical Treatises, Annual conference of the society for Near Eastern studies in Japn (Nippn Oriento Gakkai), Kanazawa University, Kanazawa/Japan, October 26, 2003.

Women in Persian Ethical Literature, Annual Conference of Japanese Association of Middle East Studies (JAMES), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppo/Japan, May 11, 2003.

Persian Mystical Poetry from Sana’i to Jami, four lectures on the history of Sufism, Persian Language Advisory Committee of the Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Sacramento, Jan., Feb., and March 2002.

Searching for Lost Voices: Women in Persian Poetry, Persian Language Advisory Committee of The Sacramento Public Library, Public Library Foundation, Sacramento, Feb 2, 2001.

Women's Poetry in Classical Persian Literature: from Rabi'i to Parvin, Center for Dialogue, UC Berkeley, Nov 30, 2001.

The Poetry of Firaydun Mushiri's Work, Iranian Studies Group, University of California, Berkely, Sacramento, Oct 29, 2000.

The Image of Women in Medieval Persian Ethical Texts, Persian Cultural Group, UC Berkeley, May 11,1998.

My Experiences as a Woman, a Mother and a Poet, Iranian Women’s Society, San Jose State University, May 11, 1994.

I Will Narrate the Story of my Grief, Word by Word: Qurrat al-Ayn, three dimensions of a woman’s life, Iranian Cultural Society, Sacramento State University, Dec. 5, 1992.

Cultural Traditions in the Lyrics of Hafiz, Iranian Alumni Association, UC Davis, Feb 13, 1992.

Mysticism in Persian Poetry, Iranian Alumni Association, UC Davis, Nov.8, 1990.

SEMINARS ORGANIZED AND TAUGHT  

1998-Present Founder, organizer and instructor, Outside-the-Department Seminar, “One Thousand Years of Persian Literature,” University of California Berkeley, (in Persian)

Summer 2008 “Nizami, the Master Story Teller, Iskandar-Nameh.”

Summer 2007 “The Masterpiece of Nizami’s Storytelling: Khosrow va Shirin.”

Summer 2006 “Persian Poetry and the Constitutional revolution.”

Summer 2005 “Women poets in Persian classical poetry”

Summer 2004 “Sa’eb, Persian poetry in Safavid period”

Summer 2003 “Reading selected lyrics from Hafiz”

Summer 2002 “Hafez and the magic of poetry”

Spring 2002 “The Master of Word, Sa’di”

Winter 2001 “Reading classical Persian poetry, the case of Khayyam – Nizami”

Fall 2001 “Sufism and Persian poetry, the case of Rumi”

Summer 2001 “Sufism and Persian literature, the case of Sana’i – Attar”

Fall1998-Spring 2001 “One thousand years of Persian prose: from Abūmansūr-i Mu’ammirī to Dihkhudā”

ACADEMIC PROJECTS  

2008 Introducing a selection of Persian Poetry meters to the project “A Study on the Rhythmical Construction of the Hindi and Urdu Meters and its Origin in Persian Prosody,” Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University, Osaka. http://hin.minoh.osakau.ac.jp/persian/index.html

2008-2009 A group project on “Women and Narration: Gendered Narratives in Oral and Written Persian Literature,” managed by Professor Yuko Fujimoto, Research Institutefor World Languages, Osaka University, Osaka.

2008-2009 A group project for creating a database for “Sam’ani’s Rawh al-Arwah and Baha’i Walad’s Mu’arif”, managed by Professor Morio Fujii, Department of Persian language and Literature, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo.

2004-2006 Contributor to the project “Studies on the Mystical interpretation of the Quran in the third section (al-Nawbat al-Thaliths) of the Kashf al-Asrar-i Meybudi,” based on a grant from the ministry of higher education, directed by professor Morio Fujii. Department of Persian Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

2005-2006 Produced two CDs, Reciting selected poems from the work of master Persian poets for Persian Studies majors. Department of Persian Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

2005-2006 Editing the Persian section of a text book, provided by Dr. Yoshie, for teaching Persian studies majors. Department of Persian Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

2004-2005 Editing a text book for teaching Persian to the students whose major is not Persian. Contributed to the producing of 5 CDs for the reading sections of the book.

GRANTS AND AWARDS  

2008-2009 Grant-in-Aid from Japan Ministry of Higher Education for the group project on “Baha’ Wald’s Ma’arif and Sam’ani’s Rowh al-Arwah,” Department of Persian Language and Literature, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

2008-2009 Grant-in-Aid from Japan Ministry of Higher Education for the group project on “WomenAnd? Narration: Gendered Narratives in Oral and Written Persian Literature,” Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University.

2004-2006 Grant-in-Aid from Japan Ministry of Higher Education for the group project on “Kashf-al-Asrar,” Department of Persian Language and Literature, Tokyo University ofForeign Studies.

2005 Faculty research grant, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

1995 Mellon Foundation, administered by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley.

1991 George C. & Helen N. Pardee Scholarship, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley,

1991 Provost’s Research Fund Award, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley,

1992 Melon Foundation, administered by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley.

1973-77 Full Scholarship from Shiraz University for Undergraduate Studies.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES  

1933-94 Librarian, Near Eastern Studies Library, UC Berkeley.

1989-95 Librarian, Middle East Section, Main (Dow) Library, UC Berkeley.

1992-96 Cataloguer, periodicals department, Middle East section, Main (Dow) Library, UC Berkeley.

1976-1979 Columnist, Payk-i Javanan Magazine, Tehran/Iran.

連絡先  

研究室:805

E-mail: tanha@tufs.ac.jp, zaritaheri@hotmai.com

研究室電話番号:042(330)5344


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