Seda Q. Gasparyan
Biography
Employment
2002-until now - Yerevan State University, Romance and Germanic Philology Faculty, Yerevan, Armenia
Professor, Head of English Philology Department

1993-2002 - Yerevan State University, Romance and Germanic Philology Faculty, Yerevan, Armenia
Head of English Philology Department

1991-1993 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, Yerevan, Armenia
Associate Professor of English Philology Department

1989-1991 - Lomonosov Moscow State University, doctorate, Moscow, Russia

1987-1989 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, Yerevan, Armenia
Associate Professor

1984-1987 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, Yerevan, Armenia
Assistant Professor

1982-1984 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, Yerevan, Armenia
Teacher of English

1978-1981 - Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of English, Moscow, Russia
Postgraduate Student

1971-1978 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology Faculty, Yerevan, Armenia
Teacher of English

1968-1971 - Yerevan State University, Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, Yerevan, Armenia
Lab. Assistant

Education
1989-1994 - Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Doctor of Philological Sciences Degree (doctor)
Thesis: “Simile as Explanation in Intellective Prose and a Means of Linguopoetic Creativity in Verbal Art”
Lomonosov Moscow State University, English Language Department, Moscow, Russia

1978-1983 - Candidate Dissertation Defense
PhD Degree (candidate)
Thesis: “The Polyphony of Words in Poetic Similes”
Lomonosov Moscow State University, English Language Department, Moscow, Russia

1963-1968 - Diploma
Yerevan State University, Faculty of Philology, English Philology Department
Yerevan, Armenia

1952-1963 - Certificate
High School after Nar-Dos, Yerevan, Armenia


Courses Taught and Research Experience
Academic English: theory and method, Linguostylistics, Linguopoetics, Functional Stylistics, Text Interpretation, Linguodidactics of Literary Texts,
Guidance and supervision of BA, MA and PhD researches and Doctorates.
PhD (Candidate) research supervisor to:
1. “The Discursive Peculiarities of the American Presidency Speeches on the Armenian Genocide (with special reference to George Bush and Barak Obama)”, (defended in 2015).
2. “Authorial Intention as a Subject of Textological Investigation”, (defended in 2015).
3. “Functional Approach to English for Engineering (with special reference to Iranian academic context)”, (defended in 2013).
4. “The Polyphonic Actualization of Figurative Expressive Means in English Literary Speech (a confrontative study of English and French)”, (defended in 2013).
5. “The Manifestation of Subjective Modality in the Title – Text Correlation”, (defended in 2012).
6. “The Problem of Metaphoric Displacement in the Process of Term Formation (with special reference to English legal terms), (defended in 2012).
7. “National Identity in British Linguocultural Tradition”, (defended in 2011).
8. “Political Speech as Intertwinement of Linguistic and Extralinguistic Phenomena (with special reference to English)”, (defended in 2011).
9. “The Problem of Equivalence in the English Translation of Movses Khorenatsi’s “History of Armenia””, (defended in 2010).
10.“A Textological Study of Film Review”, (defended in 2010).
11.“Management of Culture-Bound Elements in Non-Native English Discourse”, (defended in 2010).
12.“The Functional-Communicative Value of Literary Critical Texts”, (defended in 2009).
13.“Stylistic Devices in the Light of Pragmastylistics”, (defended in 2008).
14.“Literary Symbol in the Individual Style of a Writer”, (defended in 2007).
15.“The Language and Style of Patent Specification”, (defended in 2006).
16.“Literary Allusion as an Object of Hermeneutical Study” (with special reference to H. Jamse’s works), (defended in 2005).
17.“Public Writing as an Object of Functional Study”, (defended in 2003).
18.“The Categorization of Emotions in the Process of Learning English”, (defended in 2003).
19.“The Cognitive Value of Epithet in the Bible (with special reference to the Gospel according to Saint John)”, (defended in 2002).
20.“The Linguostylistic Expression of the Comical in English (with special reference to the works of Bernard Shaw and O’Henry)”, (defended in 2001).
21.“The Cultural Aspect of English Phraseological Units as a Problem of Translation", (defended in 2001).
22.“Simile as an Element of the Writer's Individual Style”, (defended in 2001).
23.“The Linguopoetics of Metaphor in Verbal Art”, (defended in 2000).
24.“The Semantic Aspects of Zoosemic Adjectives in Contemporary English”, (defended in 1999).
25.“Synonymy of Temporal Syntactic Constructions in English”, (defended in 1996).

Doctorate advisor to:
1. “The Linguostylistic Peculiarities of English Science Fiction Discourse in the Context of the Rational and the Imaginative”, (defended in 2017).
2. “Gender Aspect of English Humorous Discourse (linguistic and socio-cultural manifestations)”, (defended in 2016).
3. “The Cognitive and Pragmatic Aspects of the Theory of Political Discourse (with special reference to American and British politicians’ public speeches)” (defended in 2011).
4. “The Pragmacognitive Aspect of Speech Interaction in English” (defended in 2010).
5. "A Work of Verbal Art and Its Translation as an Object of Overall Philological Study" (defended in 2007).

Supervision of Research Projects
1. “Cognitive Models of the Text and Gender Reflection in Them” (2016-2017).
2. “Laboratory for the Studies of anti-Armenian Propaganda Discourse in English” (2016-2018).
3. “International Interpretations of the Armenian Genocide: A Textological Study (2010-2013).
4. “The Interaction of Functional Styles as a Speechological Problem” (2008-2010).
5. “The Linguopoetic Value of Stylistic Devices in Verbal Art” (2005-2007).
6. “Philological Interpretation of Texts” (2002-2004).
7. “ESP: theory and method” (2000-2002).
8. “On the Problem of Understanding Literature” (1995-1998).

Other Professional Activities
1. Organizing international conferences, seminars, round-table discussions on theoretical and practical problems of English Studies, Teacher training, as well as Armenological issues:
• 2016 “Modern linguistics in the Light of Interdisciplinarity” International Conference dedicated to the 85th anniversary of YSU Honorary Doctor, McGill University (Canada) Professor Dora Sakayan (100 participants). YSU, Yerevan.
• 2014 “Promoting Independent Learning” International Conference (90 participants 10 of whom were foreign specialists). YSU, Yerevan.
• 2011 “Language, Literature & Art in Cross-Cultural Contexts” International Conference (154 participants 26 of whom were foreign specialists), YSU, Yerevan.
• 2007 “Language and Literature in the Contemporary Paradigm of Scientific Knowledge” International Conference (126 participants 25 of whom were foreign specialists), YSU, Yerevan.
• 2004 “English Studies: Theory and Practice” International Conference (82 participants 14 of whom were foreign specialists), YSU, Yerevan.
• 1998 “Shakespeare through Time and Space” International Conference (61 participants 4 of whom were foreign specialists), YSU, Yerevan.
• 1996 “Problems of English Philology and English Language Acquisition in Armenia: Achievements and Perspectives”. YSU, Yerevan.
2. Coordinating and orienting the professional work of Anglicists in the Republic within the scope of the activities of YSU English Philology Department and the Armenian Association for the Study of English (member association of European Society for the study of English).
3. Providing educational and scientific advice to specialists in the sphere of English Philology.
4. Making efforts to enlarge international contacts and collaboration in the field of English Studies.
5. Organaizing University Teachers’ Training (C1-C2 Levels)

Membership
2016-until now - Member of the Editorial Board of International “Journal of Armenian Studies”, Yerevan, “Gitutyun” Press of RA NAS.
2016-until now - Member of the Editorial Board of “Foreign Languages in Higher Education”, Yerevan, YSU Press.
2013-until now - Member of the Editorial Board of International Online Journal “Cognition, Communication, Discourse”, Kharkov, V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University. ISSN 2218-2926
2013-until now - Member of the Editorial Board of International Online Journal “Science and Education: ANew Dimension”E-ISSN 2308-1996; P-ISSN 2308-5258
2009-until now - Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the annual publication “Language and Literature in the Contemporary Paradigm of Scientific KNowledge”. Yerevan, Lusakn Publishers.
2009-until now - YSU Publishers’ Board Member.
2006-until now - Editorial Advisory Board Member of the European Journal of English Studies (EJES – Official Journal of the European Society for the Study of English), Routliedge: Taylor & Francis Group.
2005-until now - Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Armenian Folia Anglistika: International Journal of English Studies (Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal of the Armenian Association for the Study of English), Yerevan, YSU Press.
2004-until now - Member of the Editorial Board of Kantegh (Periodical of NAS RA), Yerevan, Asoghik Publishers.
2003-until now - Board Member of ESSE (European Society for the Study of English).
2003-until now - Founder and President of ASSE (Armenian Association for the Study of English – Member Association of the European Society for the Study of English).
2000-until now - Chairperson of the English Language Methodological Council of RA Ministry of Science and Education.
1994-until now - Chairperson of the Specialized Research Council of Romance & Germanic Languages.
1994-until now - Member of the Academic Council of Yerevan State University.

Awards
1. Corresponding Member of RA National Academy of Sciences (2014).
2. Honoured Scientist of RA (2013)
3. Was announced winner of the contest “Effective Researcher 2013”, “Effective Researcher 2016”, “Effective Researcher 2017”, “Effective Researcher 2018” by the State Committee for Science.
4. Commemorative Medal and Prize for “The Best Research Work of the Year” awarded by Armenian Congress of the World, Union of Russian Armenians and Armenian National Academy of Sciences (2010).
5. RA Prime Minister’s Commemorative Medal on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of YSU and for Significant Career Achievements in the Fields of Science and Education (2009).
6. For Significant Career Achievements in the Fields of Science and Education:
a)Diploma of Honour of RA Supreme Certifying Commission (2018)
b)Diploma of Honour of RA Ministry of Education and Science (2008, 2006, 2004)
c)YSU Commemorative Gold Medal (2006)
d)YSU Commemorative Silver Medal (1999)
e)International “Who is Who” Prize (1998)

Seda Q. Gasparyan

Head of Chair | Faculty of European Languages and Communication - Chair of English Philology
 
 

Book

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Տեքստ, փոխաբերականություն, մեկնաբանություն | Մենագրություն: ԵՊՀ հրատ., 2018թ․, 230 էջ

Seda Q. Gasparyan, Shushanik H. Paronyan, Astghik E. Chubaryan, Gayane H. Muradyan

Raphael Lemkin’s draft convention on genocide and the 1948 un convention | ԵՊՀ հրատ., 2016թ․, 176 էջ

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Անգլերենի ոճական գործառությունը | Ուս. ձեռնարկ: Լեզվական հորիզոն: 2016թ․, 168 էջ |

S. Gasparyan, A. Chubaryan, R. Karapetyan

Practice in Academic Discource (Advanced Level) | Recommended by RA Ministry of Education and Science as a University Textbook. Lezvakan Horizon, Yerevan, 120 p.

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Գործառական ոճագիտություն (անգլերենի գործառության արդիական հարցեր) | Մենագրություն, Երևան, ԵՊՀ հրատարակչություն, 2011
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Article

Seda Gasparyan

Manipulation of Ideas in and through Language | LAW 2018. Current Problems of Law and Legal Science, 2018, 333-353 |

А. Т. Князян, С. K. Гаспарян

Гендерная метафора в английских “бытовых” анекдотах | Science and education a new dimension. Philology. 2018, VI(50), Issue 167, 20-22 pp. |

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Տեքստ - դիսկուրս - մեկնաբանություն | Լեզու, խոսք, իրականություն, 2017, էջ 79-91

Seda Gasparyan

The Speech Strategy of Ersatz-historians in Interpreting the Armenian Genocide | Геноцид как духовно-нравственное преступление против человечества. 2017, стр. 212-220 |

А. Т. Князян, С. К. Гаспарян

Гендерные особенности агрессивного вербального поведения мужчин и женщин(на материале английских и армянских “бытовых” анекдотов) | Science and Education a New Dimension. 2017, V(35), 125, pp. 22-24 |
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Thesis

Князян А., Гаспарян С. К.

Гендерные стереотипы в политической сфере современного общества | Коммуникация в политике, бизнесе и образовании. Материалы международной научно-практической конференции 17–19 мая 2017 года, стр. 18-19 |

Седа Гаспарян, Анна Князян

Гендерные особенности национально-этнических конфликтов | Национальный миф в литературе и культуре: колониальный и постколониальный дискурс. 2017, стр. 13-14

R. Karapetyan, S. Gasparyan, A. Chubaryan

Academic Discourse in Multicultural Aspects | ESSE 10 International Conference of European Society for the Study of English. ESSE 10 Conference Program (poster session). Italy, Torino: Tipografia Testa-Torino, 2011, էջ 71