The UCLA Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies and the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures present a workshop on the origin, identity, and current issues of the Armenian language.
This event is co-sponsored by the Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA.
Friday, June 3, 2022 to Saturday, June 4, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
The event will take place at the Main Conference Room of the Charles E. Young Research Library.
Join the event virtually, via the Zoom meeting platform through the following link: ucla.zoom.us/j/97669899947.
Meeting ID: 976 6989 9947
The working language of the workshop will be Armenian (Eastern and Western).
Friday, June 3
10:00 Opening Remarks
10:10 Shushan Karapetian: “Performing Masculinity: Domain Resilience of Armenian”
11:10 Sarkis Tricha: “Swearing in Armenian: Structures, Attitudes, and Ideologies”
11:40 Coffee Break
11:55 Hrach Martirosyan: “Armenian Old and New: General Description, Origin, Development, Identity, Linguistic Conditions, Styles, and Current Issues”
12:55 Tereza Hovhannisyan: “Some Characteristics of Eastern Armenian Usage in California (Los Angeles)”
2:45 Hagop Gulludjian: “Reflections on the Contemporary State of Revitalizing Armenian and Potential for Future Development”
3:45 Roza Jaghatspanyan: “The Linguistic Categorization of Pain and the Semantics of Pain-Related Verbs in Armenian and English”
Saturday, June 4
Lilit Ghazaryan: “Language and Respect: Linguistic Canons and Forms of Address in Kindergartens in Yerevan” (via zoom)
Peter Cowe: “Arabic in Armenian”
Alexia Hatun: “Finding a way to find the words, together': Reflections on My Language-Learning Journey (կամ՝ Creative Literacy and the «Նորախօս»"
Hossep Dolatian: “The Grammar of Persarmenian Dialects”
Hrach Martirosyan: “Erogenous Zones in Armenian, Ancient Legacy, Taboos, Euphemisms, and Mythology”