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February 2020

Armenian Dialects

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
305 Kaplan Hall,

  All welcome Pizza and refreshments will be served All proceedings will be in Armenian   Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he pursued graduate studies under the supervision of Prof. Sargis Harutyunyan at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Armenian Academy of Sciences in Yerevan. His dissertation “Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon”…

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History of the Armenian Language: Chronology

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
365 Kaplan Hall,

1. Indo-European Origins; Classical Armenian; Middle Armenian 2. Western and Eastern Dialects All welcome Pizza and refreshments will be served All proceedings will be in Armenian   Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he pursued graduate studies under the supervision of Prof. Sargis Harutyunyan at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Armenian Academy of Sciences…

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January 2020

Armenian Personal Names

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
365 Kaplan Hall,

1. Native and Iranian Layers 2. Divine Twins in the Armenian Epic All welcome Pizza and refreshments will be served All proceedings will be in Armenian   Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he pursued graduate studies under the supervision of Prof. Sargis Harutyunyan at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Armenian Academy of Sciences…

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The Indo-European Origins of the Armenian Language

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:48 pm
365 Kaplan Hall,

This presentation will address Indo-European origins of Armenian language, possible Proto-Indo-European homelands, the place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family, and the age of the Armenian language. All welcome Pizza and refreshments will be served All proceedings will be in Armenian Co-Sponsored by the UCLA Center for World Languages Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he…

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November 2019

Armenian Language Seminar Series

November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Kaplan Hall 311,

This presentation will address 1) The age of Armenian and chronology of its development 2) The origin of Armenian words (methodology of etymological research); reconstruction of Indo-European roots, derivatives, compounds and formulae All are welcome! Pizza and refreshments will be served. All proceedings will be in Armenian.   Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he pursued graduate…

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The Indo-European Origins of the Armenian Language

November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Kaplan 365,

This presentation will address Indo-European origins of Armenian language, possible Proto-Indo-European homelands, the place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family, and the age of the Armenian language. All are welcome! Pizza and refreshments will be served. All proceedings will be in Armenian.   Hrach Martirosyan is currently Lecturer in Eastern Armenian in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. After receiving his MA in Philology from Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute, he pursued graduate studies under the supervision…

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September 2019

Applying for Jobs and Life After the Dissertation

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kaplan Hall 365,

Join NELC faculty Dr. Cate Bonesho, Dr. Kara Cooney, and Dr. Bill Schniedewind for a workshop and discussion of applying for jobs and life after the dissertation.   Event Flyer RSVP Below:  

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June 2019

Reforms, policies and ideologies as propaganda during the decline of despotic power and the wake of nation-building

June 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Kaplan 348,

Arpi Melikyan is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of French and Francophone Studies. In 2015,she received her B.A. in French with a Spanish minor from University of California, Los Angeles. As an undergraduate, she was awarded the Martin-Turrill Memorial Best Essay Award in the French and Francophone Studies department of UCLA. The presentation on propaganda before and during the Armenian and Rwandan genocides aims to bridge together two distinct histories by analyzing two genocides which have been orchestrated…

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May 2019

A Tale of Two Grigors: Aghet and Impossibility of Language in Narekatsi and Beledian

May 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Kaplan 365,

Dr. Hagop Gulludjian is in charge of Western Armenian at UCLA within the Narekatsi Chair of Armenian Studies. He holds a doctorate of Letters and an MBA. He has researched and published on medieval Armenian poetry; heritage language and language vitality; interactions between virtuality, culture and diasporas; and modern to postmodern Diaspora Armenian literature. Currently, he is doing research and writing on the mystical poetry of Grigor Narekatsi and on contemporary Diaspora literature by Nigoghos Sarafian and Krikor Beledian. He…

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Revolution, Democracy, Security

May 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Bunche 6275,

Armen Grigoryan, Secretary of the Security Council in the Republic of Armenia, gained his BA in International Relations from Yerevan State University and MA in the same field from the American University of Armenia. Since then he has participated in various international educational projects inter aliain the USA, Finland, and Italy. Recently, he served concurrently as Visiting Lecturer in World Politics and International Relations at the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) University and as Project Coordinator of Electoral Programs at the Transparency International…

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