Gohar Melikyan
26.02.2016

PhD Associate professor, Lecturer

melikyangohar47@aspu.am

PhD Associate professor/Chair of Romano-Germanic Languages and their Teaching Methods

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD. Text Interpretation, Stylistics. Yerevan State University, The Chair of English Philology, May 2009.
Extension Courses: The Chair of English Philology, Yerevan State University, February 2007 – April 2007.
Teacher of the English and Russian Languages. Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute. Department of Foreign Languages. Diploma with Distinction 1991-1996. PhD DISSERTATION
Title: “The Narrator’s Interpretation of the Folktale Text and the Factor of the Addressee (on the material of English folktales)”.Yerevan State University, 2009.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Lecturer at
Armenian State Pedagogical University,Chair of Romance-Germanic Languages, September 2013- present
Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute, Chair of the English Language, September 1996 – September 2013
European Regional Educational Academy (Gyumri Branch) September 2010 – July 2013
Researcher at
Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Department of Folklore and Textology, 2010 – present

COURSES TAUGHT
Bachelor’s Degree: 
Introduction to Germanic Languages, Text Interpretation, IELTS studies
Master’s Degree:
Academic English, Psycholinguistics
MAIN RESEARCH AREA

Text Linguistics and Interpretation, Folklore Studies, Fairytale Studies, Stylistics, Psycholinguistics

PRESENTATIONS
The First International Conference: “Knowledge and Symbol, Popular Belief and Custom” Desember 1-3, Tsakhkadzor, 2006.
International Conference: Romance-Germanic Philology and Foreign Language Teaching, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) State University, April 11-12, Yerevan, 2006.
The Second International Conference: “Knowledge and Symbol, Popular Belief and Custom” November 29 - December 2, Aghveran, 2007.
International Conference: Romance-Germanic Philology and Foreign Language Teaching, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, April 17-18, Yerevan, 2008.
The First International Conference: The Contemporary Interpretation of Tales, March 19-20, Yerevan, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, 2009.
The Second International Conference: The Evolution of Fairytales in Folk and Literary Traditions, March 30-31, Yerevan, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, 2010.
The Third International Conference: Oriental Tales: Orient in Tales, March 30-31, Yerevan, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, 2011.
Public Lecture “Fairy Tale as Myth, Myth as Fairy Tale”, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of Armenia, May 15, 2011.
After Grimm: The Art of Storytelling Conference: Motifs of Grimms’ Popular tales in Armenian Storytelling Tradition. Kingston University, London UK, September 6-8, 2012.
Forest in Fairy tales: Magic Forests. Conference on Fairytale studies. April 16-17, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, Yerevan, 2013.
Youth in Action. HUJ voluntary service of Armenia. “The victory of Good over Evil”. January17, Ani Plaza hotel conference hall, Yerevan, 2013.
Armenian Traditional Culture XVI. Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography. Yerevan, November 17-18, 2013.
Supernatural in the context of Fairytales. . Conference on Fairytale studies. May 13-14, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, Yerevan, 2014.
«Promoting Independent Learning», international conference. Folklore in the context of intercultural communication. Yerevan State University. April 4-7, 2014.
«Alice Through the Ages» International conference. University of Cambridge, Great Britain, September 15-17, 2015.
Sleep and Dream in Fairytales. Conference on Fairytale studies. May 13-14, Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, Yerevan, 2015.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Member of organizing committee of annual International Conference on Folklore and Fairytale Studies at the Museum of Hovhannes Toumanyan, Yerevan.
Member of Editorial Board of Annual Journal of Fairy-tale Studies “Voske Divan”
Member of Editorial Board of Annual Journal of Children’s Literature and Folklore “Hasker”
PUBLICATIONS
Books
«Образ сказителя в фольклорном и литературном тексте» (The Storyteller’s Character in Folk and Literary texts, monograph, In RussianYerevan, Zangak-97, 2011.

16 scientific articles

Languages: Armenian-native, English – fluent, Russian- fluent

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