Opening Reception
16 October, 6:30 pm
Bodek Lounge
1st floor of Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania

This event is free and open to all symposium speakers and registrants.

Dinner Reception
17 October, 7 pm
The Inn at Penn
3600 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This event is free for all speakers. Symposium registrants may purchase tickets for $40. Payment can be made upon arrival at the symposium (credit card or personal check ONLY), but we do ask that you sign up for the dinner by October 14th, at the latest. You may do so by sending an email to Yael Rice.

Exhibition: 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
17 - 18 October
Terrace Room
Claudia Cohen Hall (formerly Logan Hall), University of Pennsylvania

After Hours Iranian Cinema Workshop Film Screenings

Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe History of Art Building, Room 113

October 16
8:15 pm Once Upon a Time Cinema (Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1992)
10:15 pm Close-up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1990)

October 17
9:15 pm Wedding in Galilee (Michel Khleifi, 1987)
11:15 pm The Day I Became a Woman (Marziyeh Meshkini, 2001)


Heroism and Treachery: Paintings from the Safavid and Mughal Empires

Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005

Islamic and South Asian Galleries

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Islamic Gallery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street

Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue, New York

"Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice c. 1600-1900'

'Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur'an'

Free tickets for Sunday October 19, available from symposium organizers at the symposium.