Turkic News

Student Simone Salmon Wins James W. Redhouse Prize for Best Progress in Turkish

Published: December 9, 2019

Simone Salmon, graduate student in Ethnomusicology and student in Dr. Beyza Lorenz’s second-year Turkish class, has won the 2019 James W. Redhouse Prize for Best Progress in Turkish. She will use Turkish for her doctoral research on Sephardic music in the Ottoman Empire. The prize, which is prestigious and nomination-only, was established by the Turkish…

Read More

UCLA offering third-year Turkish language course

Published: August 14, 2017

Responding to the national need for experts in Turkish language and culture, the course will enable students to access archival materials and conduct research. The Turkish language is rarely taught in the United States. The federal government’s National Security Education Program, an initiative to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with…

Read More

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)…

Read More