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Staff :: Narges Nematollahi, PhD


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Farsi Language Developer, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR)
Address: Eigenmann Hall, Bloomington IN 47406
E-mail: nnematol@indiana.edu


Education
Ph.D. Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, United States, 2015-2018 (expected)
Concentration: general linguistics, Semantics, Syntax, Historical Linguistics
Supervisor: Professor T. Grano, Professor R. Botne

Ph.D. Iranian Studies, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, United States, 2012- 2018 (expected)
Concentration: Middle, Classical and Modern Persian, History of Central Eurasia, Zoroastrian exegetical texts
Supervisor: Professor J. Choksy

M.A. Religion Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Universityof London, United Kingdom. 2010- 2011
M.A. Ancient Languages and Culture, University of Tehran, Iran. 2007- 2010
B.S. Electrical Engineering-Control, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. 2002-2007

Teaching Experience
Instructor of Elementary Persian Course, IU Summer Language Workshop, Summer 2016
Associate Instructor for the Intermediate Persian course, Department of Central
Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, Fall 2014- present
Associate Instructor for the Elementary Persian course, Department of Central Eurasian
Studies, Indiana University, Fall 2012- Spring 2014

Conference presentations
- “Have-Progressives in Persian: a case of pattern replication?” to be presented at the 2nd Conference on Central Eurasian Languages and Linguistics, October 7-9, 2016, Bloomington, United States
- “Development of Progressive Constructions in Modern Persian” (revised version) presented at the Sixth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics, June 23-26, 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia
- “Towards writing a learner’s dictionary for Farsi”, presented at the 22nd Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference, March 7, 2015, Bloomington, Indiana, United States.
- “Development of Progressive Constructions in Modern Persian” presented at the First Conference on Central Eurasian Languages and Linguistics, May 16-17, 2014, Bloomington, Indiana, United States
- “A New Reading of the Zoroastrian Creation Myth”, presented at the 21st Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference, March 8, 2014, Bloomington, Indiana, United States.
- “Re-categorization of Avestan Middle Verbs” presented at the Fourth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics, June 17-19, 2011, Uppsala, Sweden.

Publications
- Nematollahi, N. "Development of the Progressive Construction in Modern Persian," in Ö. Özçelik and A.K. Kent (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Central Eurasian Languages and Linguistics, pp.102-114. Bloomington: Center for the languages of Central Asian Region.

- Moqaddam, A. & N. Nematollahi, “fe’l-hā-ye miyāne va barresi-ye ānhā dar avestā-ye jadeed (middle verbs in the Younger Avesta)” in Pazhuhesh-hā-ye Zabāni (Journal of Linguistics, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Tehran), 3 (2), pp. 111-129 (part I) & 4 (1), pp.95-110 (part II), 2013.