Turkic News

Now on Offer: Elementary Turkish

Published: July 27, 2020

Register now for Elementary Turkish! TURKIC 101A – Elementary Turkish MW 10:00-11:50am, F 10:00-10:50am Location @ Zoom For more information, contact Dr. Beyza Lorenz at blorenz@humnet.ucla.edu This elementary-level Turkish course is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of the language and who wish to learn the fundamentals of the modern Turkish language using…

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Turkish Language Lecturer

Published: May 6, 2020

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA is seeking a part-time Lecturer to teach Turkish language (Elementary and Advanced) during the 2020-2021 academic year, which begins July 1, 2020. The candidate must have experience teaching Turkish language courses at the university level. A Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages or related field is…

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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…

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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…

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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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