Nov 17, 2021
How can a psychologist use language as a tool for healing, and as a method of traveling to times and locations often buried and distant in the past? If both therapist and patient are bilingual, how are language dynamics negotiated and experienced during therapy? In this episode, Dr. K sits down with...
Oct 4, 2021
While Cheerios are commonly known as a popular breakfast food, the term has taken on a life of its own in the Armenian American context, referring to a specific way a person speaks or behaves. In this episode, Dr. K talks to a number of young Armenian Americans and immigrants from Armenia to uncover this phenomenon and...
Aug 13, 2021
What does it take to become a priest in the Armenian Apostolic Church and what role does language play in the process? In this episode, Dr. K is joined by the Parish Priest of St. John Armenian Apostolic Church, Father Mesrop Ash, to explore the different roles within the Armenian Church and understand the various...
Jul 29, 2021
What kind of influence can a dominant language have on a minority language? In this episode, Dr. K sits with linguist Dr. Niamh Kelly from the American University of Beirut to discuss why knowledge of one language, such as Arabic or English, can influence the sound system of Western Armenian. They also...
Jun 18, 2021
Who was Anastas Mikoyan? — Dr. Pietro Shakarian, a historian of
Russia and the Soviet Union, discusses Anastas Mikoyan, often
called the most influential Armenian in the Soviet Union — his life
and his impact on Soviet history, from Lenin to Brezhnev, and on
the development of Soviet Armenia.
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