Persian Language to be Offered
Cal State Fullerton
March 28, 2003 :: No.185
Representatives from Cal State Fullerton will
help mark the culmination of the Persian New Year with several thousand
celebrants Sunday at Mason Park in Irvine, where attendees will
learn details of a new course offering slated for the university's
With funding from the Iranian Cultural Center of Orange
County, which seeks to preserve knowledge of Persian language, literature
and culture, Cal State Fullerton will launch a course on Persian
language and culture.
“The university has a commitment to serving
the multicultural community,” said Thomas P. Klammer, dean
of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. “In regards
to foreign languages, we especially value languages that are spoken
in our local community and that are of international importance,
such as Persian.”
“Fundamental Persian,” a four-unit course,
will be taught in Persian and offered Monday and Wednesday evenings
by the university's Foreign Languages and Literatures Department.
In addition to language instruction, the course will provide an
introduction to Persian customs, culture and civilization. Classes
begin in August.
This course will join others already part of the university's
curriculum for beginning and advanced students of Arabic, Chinese,
French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Additional information is available from the Department
of Foreign Languages and Literatures at 657-278-3534.
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