SOHEILA AMIRSOLEIMANI portrait
  • Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures
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Professional Service

  • Journal of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Music, University of Tehran. Role: editor. member of editorial board. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • The Lois Roth Endowment. Role: committee member for evaluating translations of classical and modern Persian literary works. judge. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Journal of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Music, University of Tehran. Role: editor. member of editorial board on the request of Professor Behrooz Mahmoodi Bakhtiari. 10/01/2019 - 12/12/2019
  • The Lois Roth Endowment. Role: judge. committee member for evaluating translations of classical and modern literary works from Persian to English. 01/01/2019 - 12/12/2019
  • The Lois Roth Endowment. Role: judge. on the committee for evaluating translations of classical and modern Persian literary works . 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • American Councils of International Education . Role: reviewer. review of applications for summer and year-long Persian language study in Tajikistan. 04/01/2014 - 04/28/2014
  • The Lois Roth Endowment. Role: judge. translation of literary works from Persian to English. 01/01/2011 - 12/12/2017

Internal Service

  • Teaching Advisory Committee (TAC). member, 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020. Department service.
  • Persian . Coordinator, 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020. Department service.
  • Ad Hoc committee -- RPT (John Wynne). member , 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020. Department service.
  • Japanese search committee. member of FLAS Committee, 12/01/2019 - 12/12/2019. Department service.
  • Teaching Advisory Committee (TAC). committee member, 01/01/2019 - 12/12/2019. Department service.
  • review of FLAS applications. member of FLAS Committee, 01/01/2019 - 12/12/2019. College service.
  • Persian . Persian coordinator, 01/01/2019 - 12/12/2019. Department service.
  • RPT. committee member for Professor Alejandro Quin, 01/01/2019 - 10/20/2019. Department service.
  • RPT. Representative for RPT review (Professor John Wynne), 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. Department service.
  • RPT. committee member for Tanya Flores, 01/01/2018 - 10/31/2018. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. member, 08/22/2017 - 08/22/2018. Department service.
  • RPT. chair for tenure review of Professor Nathan Devir, 03/01/2017 - 10/01/2017. Department service.
  • RPT . chair, 03/01/2016 - 12/01/2016. Department service.
  • mentoring of junior faculty. 01/01/2016 - 12/12/2016. Department service.
  • mentoring students. 01/01/2016 - 12/12/2016. Other service.
  • RPT Secretary. secretary, 09/22/2014 - 10/09/2014. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Council. member, 08/23/2014 - 04/28/2016. University service.
  • Career Development Committee. member, 08/23/2014 - 04/28/2015. College service.
  • Persian Hour. coordinator, 08/23/2014 - 04/28/2015. Department service.
  • CLCS ad hoc committee. committee member , 02/14/2014 - 04/28/2014. Department service.
  • post-tenure review for Randall Stewart. committee member , 02/14/2014 - 04/28/2014. Department service.
  • Non-Fulbright FLTA (Persian). filled out application, contact with FLTA and those interested in Iran, projected assessing of applications, 01/06/2014 - 04/28/2014. Department service.
  • Relations with Centers Committee. committee member, 12/12/2013 - 04/28/2014. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Languages & Literature representative, 08/22/2013 - 05/23/2016. University service.
  • Language committee. member, 08/22/2013 - 04/28/2014. Department service.
  • Career Development Committee. Languages & Literature representative, 08/22/2013 - 04/28/2014. College service.
  • RPT service for third year review of a colleague (Christine Everaert). committee member , 08/22/2013 - 10/04/2013. Department service.
  • RPT service for a colleague (Nathan Devir's third year review). committee member, 08/22/2013 - 10/04/2013. Department service.
  • RPT service for a colleague (Asaad al-Saleh informal fourth year review). committee chair, 08/22/2013 - 10/04/2013. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • speaking to young Iranian-Americans about programs at the U. and other institutions. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

Outreach

  • speaking to high school students about programs at the U., including majors and minors in WLC. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • informing potential international students about programs at the U. and in WLC. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • speaking to high school students about programs in the department and at the U. 01/01/2019 - 12/12/2019

In the Media

  • Utah Muslims face challenges in America, but love its freedom, Salt Lake Tribune. 09/12/2016.
  • The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Muslim in America (KCPW). 09/11/2016.