Manya Saadi-nejad
Painter, Scholar



"Mythological Themes in Iranian Culture and Art: Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives"
Iranian Studies, Volume 42 (pdf)
"Is Zoroastrianism an Ecological Religion?"
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 1/3 (2007): 413-430 (Co-authored with Richard Foltz) (pdf)
"About the Persian Language"
Etebar (Montréal-based Persian-language monthly magazine). August 2007
"Ancient Iranian Deities", Etebar, September 2007
"Anahita", Etebar, November 2007

Conference Presentations:

"Mythological Themes in the Work of Contemporary Iranian Artists"
International Society for Iranian Studies biennial conference, Toronto, ON, 30 July-2 August 2008
41st annual Middle East Studies Association annual conference, Montréal, 17-20 November 2007
"Zoroastrian New Year in Montréal"
Canadian Society for the Study of Religion annual conference, Vancouver, B.C., 1-5 June 2008
"Visual Aspects of Ancient Iranian Gods"
6th Conference on Ancient Culture Research, Rudaki Association, UNESCO, Paris, France, November 2002

Public Lectures:

Lecture on "Ancient Iranian Deities", Darbe Mehr Zoroastrian Temple, Vancouver, B.C. June 2008
Lecture on "A Short History of Persian Language", Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, October 2005
Lecture on "Persian Painting'', Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, March 2005
Lecture on "Persian Painting",
Iranian Culture Association, UNESCO, Paris, France, May 2001