Persian: Pedagogical resources

Students of Persian come from diverse backgrounds. With the gradual formation of the concept of "world literature" and the discipline of "comparative literature" in the West, scores of scholars and students wish to undertake the study of Persian literary history and heritage.  The Persian-speaking diaspora, constantly growing in size, has led to the operation of many Persian-language heritage schools that strive to address the need of the second/third Iranian-American or Afghan-American generation. Also, with its fairly recent emergence as a "critical" language for U.S policy, people of military/government status have undertaken the study of Persian as well. Categorized as an…