Armenian News

Armenian Language Lecturer

Published: April 25, 2019

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA is seeking a Lecturer to teach three courses in Elementary Modern Eastern Armenian and three courses in Intermediate Modern Eastern Armenian during the 2019-2020 academic year, which begins July 1, 2019. The candidate must have experience teaching Armenian language courses at the university level. A…

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Jesse Arlen Wins Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

Published: June 21, 2018

Jesse Siragan Arlen, a Ph.D. Student in NELC, has received the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Jesse researches Spirituality and Literature in the Middle Ages. His dissertation will examine mystic writers around the turn of the First Millenium CE in the Near East and Mediterannean, with a focus on the Armenian,…

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Dr. Shushan Karapetian Awarded Young Scholar Award in Heritage Language Education

Published: March 15, 2018

On February 16, 2018, Dr.Shushan Karapetian, NELC alumni and current lecturer of Armenian Studies at UCLA, received the Russ Campbell Young Scholar Award in Heritage Language Education for her extraordinary work on Armenian heritage language speakers. The department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures would like to congratulate Dr. Shushan Karapetian for all her work and the…

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UCLA Recruitment: Assistant Professor in Early Judaism

Published: August 1, 2017

The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, announces a search for a tenure-track position in early Judaism at the rank of Assistant Professor to be filled effective July 1, 2018. Applications are invited from scholars with research and teaching interests in the cultures (especially 2nd Temple Judaism)…

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