PSA Events 2016-2017

Summer Quarter Events:

1. Fire on Fire X

Description: The 10th anniversary edition of the most anticipated, multinational BBQ party at Stanford, which brings together the outdoor cuisines from Iran, Argentina, Peru, Turkey, Spain, Chile, the Netherlands, France, Germany and South Korea.

Location: Bechtel International Center

Date/Time: May 21st, 4:00 - 10:00 pm


2. PSA Eftar

Description: Serving Eftari followed by traditional Persian dinner

Location: Graduate Community Center, Havana Room

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


3. Cumrun Vafa at Stanford

Description: A friendly gathering with Professor Cumrun Vafa, Professor of Physics at Harvard University, for PSA members, alumni, and faculty, followed by a cozy dinner at Shalizaar Restaurant.

Location: Graduate Community Center, Havana Room (Gathering). Shalizaar Restaurant (Dinner)

Date/Time: June 14th, 5:30 - 6:30 pm


4. White Nights (4) - Persian Poetry Night Series

Description: The fourth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.

Location: Bechtel International Center

Date/Time: June 21st, 7:00 - 9:00 pm


5. PSA Hike (1)

Description: A moderate hike to El Corte De Maria Creek, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Ali Hemmatifar

Location: El Corte De Maria Creek

Date/Time: June 25th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


6. Mahsa Vahdat Vocal Workshop

Description: The workshop was about Persian singing techniques, focusing on a vocal ornamentation technique called tahrir. Participants learned about Persian modes and the way each mode can evoke emotions. They discovered the history of Persian music and how culture, history and religion affect music, and understood the significance of the relation between poetry and music. Last but not the least was the part where participants sang in the session.

Location: Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

Date/Time: June 25th, 3:00 - 6:00 pm


7. Persian Center Entrepreneurial Networking Event

Description: A trip to Persian Center in Berkeley in order to attend their great entrepreneurial networking event.

Location: Persian Center, Berkeley

Date/Time: July 14th, 7:00 - 9:30 pm


8. Trip to Saddle Rack Nightclub

Description: Trip to Saddle Rack Nightclub where live country music is played with dance instructors who lead groups of people dancing together. The whole nightclub has a cozy western theme.

Location: Saddle Rack Nightclub, Fremont

Date/Time: July 21st, 8:00 - 11:00 pm


9. White Nights (5) - Persian Poetry Night Series

Description: The fifth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.

Location: Bechtel International Center

Date/Time: June 26th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm


10. PSA Water Day

Description: A Trip to WaterWorld Park

Location: WaterWorld Park, Concord

Date/Time: July 31st, all day



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