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April 2019

A Tribute to Morteza Neydavoud

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Royce Hall 314, 340 Royce Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Pollet Samvelian

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce 306,

Word Order Variation and Change in the Languages of Western Asia Western Asia is an area of linguistic diversity and longstanding contact between languages of different families (Indo-European, Semitic, Turkic, Caucasian). Research on language contact globally has revealed that shared structural features can emerge among unrelated languages in geographically delimited areas via contact between speakers. This inescapably leads to growing differences between languages initially considered typologically similar. Yet, not all linguistic changes are induced by contact; instead, some are internally…

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May 2019

UCLA Bilingual Lecture Series: Mother of the Earth

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
121 Dodd Hall, 390 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The UCLA Bilingual Lecture Series' final event of the 2018-2019 academic year is a screening of Mother of the Earth, a Karestan documentary by director Rakhshan Banietemad. The director will be present for a Q&A session following the film. This event will feature a Persian film with English subtitles and a Persian Q&A.

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Book Talk by Nile Green: The Persianate World

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Royce Hall 314, 340 Royce Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Copies of the book will be available for sale from the ASUCLA Bookstore at this event. To RSVP, please click here.

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Ancient Iran and the Classical World

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Royce Hall Room 306, 10945 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA) 90095
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You are invited to attend: Ancient Iran and the Classical World A two-day international symposium jointly hosted by the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World at UCLA and the Getty Research Institute   Wednesday, May 29th – 306 Royce Hall, UCLA Thursday, May 30, 2019 – Getty Villa, VN 113-114   Full schedule coming soon. Please RSVP to Marissa Stevens at stevensma@humnet.ucla.edu

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