Wednesday, April 9, 2014

I'm back!

It has been a long time since I posted anything new here. In the years since my last post I have taught for three years in the English Department of Nawroz University in Duhok, Kurdish Region, Iraq. I have also finished my dissertation, titled Stanzaic Syntax in the Madrāšê of St. Ephrem. So I am now Dr. Stevenson!

During my time in Kurdistan I gained intermediate facility in Behdini Kurdish. I couldn't spend a lot of time on it, since I was teaching English and writing a dissertation on Syriac, but I did manage to get beyond the initial stage of constant stumbling and bumbling. I may write a post on that later.


Shikari said...

Well done, Dr. Paul! Sorry I didn't notice this a long time ago. Are you still in Kurdistan?

John (Leake)

Linguist said...

Hi, John. I have been back in the U.S. since the summer of 2013.