USC Center for Public Diplomacy - January 16, 2007
USC Center on Public Diplomacy Master’s Program Chair Nicholas Cull conducted an interview with Davar Ardalan, Author of My Name is Iran. A discussion and Q&A on U.S. - Iran relations and potential measures for public diplomacy with Ardalan, Cull, and Reza Aslan, USC Center on Public Diplomacy Fellow and author of No God But God.
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This event was co-sponsored by the Iranian Graduate Student Association of USC.
A Love Story
My grandparents Helen and Abol Ghassem fell in love at Harlem Hospital in New York in 1927. Helen loved the stories my grandfather recited to her from Iran’s national epic - the Shahnameh - here is one of her favorites - the story of Zal and Rudabeh.
Website Announcement - Video Blog
I begin my on-line video journey with the roots of my family tree and an ode to my grandparents Helen Jeffreys of Boise, Idaho and Abol Ghassem of Borujen, Iran - I owe so much of my spirit to them.