Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Job Opportunity in DC

Editor Position at Biblical Archaeology Review

Assistant Editor. Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), a non-sectarian bi-monthly magazine, is seeking an editor for its magazine and website. With a circulation of ~160,000, BAR is the premier popular magazine in the field of Biblical archaeology. We’re looking for someone with strong writing and editing skills who can also help us expand our website ( and keep its content fresh. If you love words and ancient history but also know what CMS, SEO and RSS feed mean, we’d like to talk to you. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign a plus; 2-4 years experience; salary 30s. Send letter, resume and recent writing samples to BAS EDITOR, 4710-41st St. NW, DC 20016 or email:

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Lecture on Rumi March 9



Friday, May 9, 3pm, 4130 Posvar Hall

Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz-Karanrustafa, chair of the Department of Asian and Near
Eastern Languages and Literatures and professor of Persian and comparative literature
at Washington University in St. Louis, and author of Jasmine and Stars: Reading More
than Lolita in Tehran, will discuss her extensive study of the poetry of Rumi and the
influence of the poetic spirit on contemporary Iran.

Sponsored by the Global Studies Program of the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and by the John & Lauretta Leone Memorial Fund

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