Dr. Zanyar Naghshbandi

Assistant Professor of Kurdish Language and Literature

Head of linguistics and Kurdish literature

Email: z.naghshbandi@uok.ac.ir

Email of Group: lit@ksi.uok.ac.ir

Tel: +98 (0)87 336 24 007

CV             

Education:

2003 - 2007 B.A. of English Literature 

2007 - 2011 |  M.A. of  General Linguistics

2011 - 2015 | Ph.D of   General Linguistics

Thesis and Dissertation:

Title of MA Thesis: "Ergative Constructions in Gorani (the variety of Hawramani)"

Supervisor: Professor Dr Gh. KarimiDoustan.

Advisor: Dr Yadgar Karimi

Title of doctoral Dissertation: "Modality in Gorani; a Typological perspective"

Supervisor: Dr Mehrdad Naghzgoy Kohan

Advisor: Professor Dr Mohammad Rasekhmahand

Research Interests:

Syntax-morphology interface; syntax-semantics interface; typology; theoretical linguistics

Language Proficiency:

Gorani (native speaker)

Kurdish- Central and Southern Dialects (fluent)

Persian (fluent)

English (fluent)

Papers:

2011. "Ergative Constructions in Gorani (Hawrami)".  Journal of Language research and Comparative Literature (Tarbiat Modarres University). No 6.

2011. " Progressive-Emphatic Constructions in Gorani (Hawrami)". Journal of Language Researches (Tehran University). No 2.

2013. "Argument Strength and Differential Case Marking: Some Evidence from Hawrami". Journal of Language and Western Iranian Dialects. No 1.

2014. "The Effects of Discourse Motivations on Determination of Alignment in Gorani(Hawrami)". Journal of Language-Related Research (Tarbiat Modarres University). No 16.

2015. "Marked Ergative Constructions in Gorani (Hawrami): the opposition of two contrasting Minimalist approaches". Journal of Language Researches (Tehran University). No 9. 

Submitted." Modal Systems in Gorani (Hawrami)". Journal of Language-Related Research (Tarbiat Modarres University).

Submitted. " the Effects of Preferred Argument Structure and Other Discourse Motivation on Determination of Split Alignment in Gorani (Hawrami)". Journal of Studies in Language (John Benjamins).

2013. "Gorani". an entry for Great Islamic Encyclopedia.

2014. "Hawrami". an entry for Great Islamic Encyclopedia.

2012. "Case Syncretism in Gorani (Hawrami)". In M. Dabirmoghaddam(ed.). Proceeding of the 8th Iranian Conference on Linguistic. Allameh Tabatabei University.

2013. "Grammaticalization of Word Order in Marked Ergative Constructions in Hawrami". In M. Naghzgho (ed.). Proceeding of the 1st Conference on Iranian Languages. Iranian Linguistic Society.

2015. " The Metrical Structure of Written Poetry in Gorani (Hawrami). In O.Tabibzadeh (ed.). Proceeding of the 2th Conference on Metrics in Iranian Languages. Iranian Linguistic Society and Persian Language Academy.

Internal Conferences:

2012. "Discourse Factors and Syntactic Alignment in Gorani (Hawrami)". The 6th Summer School of Iranian Linguistics. Rasht. Iran.

2012. "Case Syncretism In Gorani (Hawrami). The the 8th Iranian Conference on Linguistic. Allameh Tabatabaie University. Tehran. Iran.

2013. "Grammaticalization of Word Order in Gorani (Hawrami). The 1st Conference on Iranian Languages. Iranian Linguistic Society. Tehran. Iran.

2013. "The metrics of Written Poetry in Gorani". The 2th Conference on Metrics in Iranian Languages. Iranian Linguistic Society and Persian Language Academy. Tehran. Iran.

International Conference:

2013. "The Effects of Argument Strength and Differential Case Marking: some evidence from Hawrami" .1th  international workshop on Kurdish Variation. Department of Linguistics, Bamberg University.Germany.

International Programs:

Second international summer school on Iranian Linguistics; Department of Iranistik , Hamburg University –Germany, August 2012.

Third international summer school on Iranian Linguistics; Department of Iranistik, Hamburg University-Germany, August 2013.

Teaching Experiences:

2009-2011; General English; Graduate level; University of Kurdistan; Sanandaj; Iran.

2014-2015; General English; Graduate level; University of Razi; Kermansh; Iran.

2013-2014; Principles of Semantics; Post-Graduate level; University of Kurdistan; Sanandaj; Iran.

2014-2015; Sociolinguistics; Post-Graduate level; University of Kurdistan; Sanandaj; Iran.