Fall Quarter Events:
PSA Yalda Night (جشن شب یلدا)
Once again, the Fall quarter has come to its end, and Yalda night is around the corner. We hope you have had a wonderful quarter and are relieved to be done with your final exams. In such an exciting time, PSA proudly celebrates the 2012 Yalda Night on Saturday, Dec. 21st. We will hold live music performance by Ostad Ramin Zolfonun (the son of ostad "Jalal Zolfonun") and his colleague ", a poetry reading, Hafiz Faal and Karaoke. Of course, we won't let you go without having lots of "Aash", "Anaar", "Ajeel"and many more delicious snacks. So, please join your friends to celebrate Yalda night and make it your memorable time at Stanford.What: PSA Yalda night celebration Where: Bechtel International Center When: Saturday, December 21th, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Pomegranate Seeding (انار دون کردن)
As you know This Saturday night is the "Yalda Night", which is the longest night of the year. To prepare for the Yalda night celebration on Saturday, we are gathering to seed the pomegranates on Friday night, 7 pm at Bechtel International Center. Believe us from experience when we say it's a lot of fun to seed the pomegranates with your friends. PSA will provide pizza and other refreshments! What: Pomgeranate seeding Where: Bechtel International Center When: Friday, December 20th, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Talk on Higher education in Iran in modern Era
PSA is proud to announce a talk on "Higher Education in Iran in Modern Era" by Dr. Yahya Tabesh on Tuesday Dec. 3rd, 7pm. What: Higher Education in Iran in Modern Era by Dr. Yahya Tabesh When: Tuesday Dec. 3rd, 7pm Where: Bechtel International Center-Assembly roomPlease find the abstract of the talk and information about the speaker below. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm
PSA E-series: Site Visit to Zoosk
Please join us on Wednesday Nov. 27th to visit Zoosk!?! The visit includes meeting with a group of engineers and executives (including Founder and CEO Shayan Zadeh) followed by "maybe" a lunch afterwards. RSVP is required for this event as space is quite limited. What: PSA's Visit to Zoosk When: Wednesday, Nov. 27th, 11:00AM-1:00PM Where: 989 Market Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 Transportation will be provided by PSA We'll leave Stanford by 10:00AM and will be back by 2:00PM A short reading on Zoosk: here
Talk by Dr. Daryoush Ashouri
PSA is proud to announce a talk on Modern and Pre-Modern Languages by Dr. Daryoush Ashouri on Thursday, October 10th, 6:30 pm.What: Talk by Dr. Daryoush Ashouri When: Thursday, October 10th, 6:30pm Where: Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113
Stanford South Asia Welcome Party
we would like to invite you to Stanford South Asia Welcome Party on Sunday, September 22th, from 5:30-7:30 pm. The South Asia Welcome Party is a way for you to connect with all the South Asia resources at Stanford! At the welcome event, you can enjoy South Asian delicacies and beats, meet others who are involved with the South Asian community at Stanford, and learn more about the various South Asian student groups on campus. What: Stanford South Asia Welcome Party Where: Encina Hall Commons Lawn When: Sunday, September 22th, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Center for South Asia, Persian Student Association, Stanford India Association, Pakistanis at Stanford, Bangladeshi Student Organization, Asha for Education. Noopur, Basmati Raas an Sanskriti
Summer Quarter Events:
PSA Summer Picnic
Hello Persian Fellas!
Feeling tired of research work? Have not hung out with your friends in a while? Got bored with monotonous summer life?! Life does not have to be like that!! so come on and join us this weekend for fun outdoor activities in PSA Summer Picnic on 11th of August. we will serve awesome barbecue and snacks. we will also play outdoor games like Vasati, Stop Havaei and Ultimate Frisbee! The event will be held in the open space between Studio 3 and 4 in Escondido Village.Who: You Guys! When: August 11th (12:00-17:30) What: barbecue, snacks and lots of outdoor games! Why: Life is good!
As the holy occasion of Ramadan is here, PSA will be happily hosting its annual Iftar. It is our pleasure to invite you to PSA's Iftar
Dinner on Friday July 26th, 8:15-10:30 PM. We will serve delicious Persian food, as well as "Shole Zard" and "Noon panir Sabzi".
PSA Water Day- Trip to WaterWorld in Concord, CA
In the hot summer days of July nothing is as pleasant as spending a day with friends in a water park.
On behalf of the PSA board, I would like to invite you to a one day trip to WaterWorld on Saturday, July 13th.
WaterWorld park is located 56 miles away in Concord.
Spring Quarter Events:
Dear PSA members,
Please join us for the re-edition of Fire on Fire, a multinational BBQ party bringing together the outdoor cuisines from Argentina, Greece, Iran, Spain, Turkey and Germany on Saturday May 25, 5pm. We will have BBQ-istas from our association making sure you have the time to relax and talk for hours to people from all over the world, while you endlessly snack on our delicatessen from the grill. We will also dance to the beat of music from a diverse set of countries. This event is supported by the GSC, the Billie Achilles fund and the Bechtel International Center. We are expecting more than 1000 people and the PSA is one of the few organizations serving delicious kabab. So any help from volunteers is appreciated. Don't be late, the delicious food may not last long.