PSA Events 2015-2016

Summer Quarter Events:

1. Fire on Fire IX

Description: The 9th anniversary edition of of Fire on Fire, a multinational BBQ party bringing together outdoor cuisines from Iran, Argentina, Spain, Germany, Greece, Peru, the Netherlands, and Turkey.

Location: Bechtel International Center

Date/Time: May 9st, 4:00 - 10:00 pm


2. Persian Calligraphy and Traditional Painting Workshops

Description: The Persian Calligraphy workshop illustrates presentation on the history, principles, fundamentals, and tools for the Persian and Arabic calligraphy by Shirinbab. At the Traditional Painting Workshop, Maryam Vesal will give a presentation on different Persian painting styles, specially Tazheeb and will talk about its origins (when and where and why it was created), its elements (discussing geometry, repetition, symmetry, and colors), and the concepts behind it

Location: Graduate Community Center’s Havana Room

Date/Time: Saturday June 20th, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


3. PSA Eftar

Description: Serving a short Eftari followed by the traditional Persian food for dinner in the holy month of Ramadan.

Location: Common Room on the 3rd floor of the Old Union

Date/Time: June 27th, 8:30 - 10:00 pm


4. PSA Joint Hike with ISAA

Description: A joint hiking event with ISAA (Iranian Stanford Alumni Association) to get to know some wonderful members of Iranian Stanford Alumni, while enjoying the beautiful nature at El Corte ​d​e Madera​​, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Mehrdad Gharib Shirangi

Location: El Corte de Madera Creek​ Open Space Preserve​

Date/Time: Saturday ​August ​1st, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


5. PSA Breakfast

Description: A substantial Iranian breakfast as a delicious kick-start to the PSA summer vacation events

Location: The second floor of the GCC

Date/Time: Sunday August 23rd, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


6. PSA Summer Camping Trip

Description: A camping trip to enjoy the swimming, kayaking, and hiking trails of Lake Camanche.

Location: Lake Camanche

Date/Time: September 11-13, 2013

Lake Camanche

7. PSA Breakfast

Description: A substantial Iranian breakfast as a delicious start for the fall quarter

Location: The second floor of the GCC

Date/Time: Sunday September 20th, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm



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