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Episode 21: Gilaki

Our guest today is Zia Khoshsirat. Zia is a doctoral student at UCLA, studying Linguistic Anthropology. His research interests include language ideologies, historical-sociolinguisitcs, and…

From  Sukhrob Karimov on December 20th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Episode 20: Tatar

In this episode, we meet Professor Golshat Safiullina, an associate professor at the Leo Tolstoy Institute of Philology at Kazan Federal University in Kazan which is the capital and largest city of…

From  Sukhrob Karimov on December 19th, 2020 7 plays 0  

Episode 19: Azerbaijani

In this episode, we meet Dr. Shahyar Daneshgar, a senior lecturer in IU’s Department of Central Eurasian Studies. Shahyar is a native Azerbaijani from Tehran, Iran who is the founder of…

From  Sukhrob Karimov on December 4th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Episode 17: Buryat

In this episode, we meet Kathryn Graber. Dr. Graber is an Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Department of Central Eurasian Studies…

From  Sukhrob Karimov on October 23rd, 2020 19 plays 0  

Episode 17: Uyghurs of Central Asia

In this episode, we meet Gulnisa Navaroza, a senior lecturer of Uyghur at Indiana University. Gulnisa represents a significant population of ethnic Uyghurs who live in different parts of Central…

From  Sukhrob Karimov on October 5th, 2020 15 plays 0  

Episode 10: Turkish

In this episode, we meet Esra Ibil, a Graduate Student in IU’s School of Education where she is studying curriculum and instruction with a special interest in elementary education. Esra will…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on April 19th, 2019 56 plays 0  

Episode 8: Kazakh

In this episode, we talk with Assem Sagi (Izmukhanova), the Kazakh Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant here at Indiana University. Assem tells us about Kazakh, a Turkic language spoken in…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on March 29th, 2019 57 plays 0  

Episode 5: Mongolian

In this episode, we meet Tserenchunt Legden, Senior Language Instructor of Mongolian at Indiana University. Tserenchunt tells us about Mongolian’s and the deep love they have for their…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on February 22nd, 2019 51 plays 0  

Episode 3: Kyrgyz

This episode will explore Kyrgyz, a Turkic language spoken mostly in Kyrgyzstan, a mountainous country in the heart of Central Asia. Our guest, Dinara Abakirova, will recite a portion of the Epic of…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on February 8th, 2019 70 plays 0  

Episode 2: Pashto

Learn about Pashto, an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and NW Pakistan, from our guest, Dr. Rahman Arman. Dr. Arman will read an original poem and teach us phrases in Pashto as well as explain…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on January 29th, 2019 77 plays 0  

Episode 1: Turkmen

Our inaugural episode introduces the listener to Turkmen, a Turkic language from the Central Asian region. Our guest, Shahlo Seidmedova, reads a poem by famous Turkmen poet Magtymguly Pyragy and…

From  celcar CENTER FOR LANGUAGES OF CENTRAL ASIAN RE on January 25th, 2019 131 plays 0