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Ludmila Ivanova Torlakova

Associate Professor
  • E-mailLudmila.Torlakova@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 87 16
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen
Textbook
  • 1996. Arabski ezik, Tekstove, 2. chast (Arabic language, Texts, Part II. Sofia University St. Kliment Okhridski Press.
  • 1994. Arabski ezik, Tekstove, 1. chast (Arabic language, texts, Part I). Sofia University St. Kliment Okhridski Press.
Academic article
  • 2017. Figurative Language in Arabic E-Commerce Text. International Journal of Business Communication (IJBC). 1-23.
  • 2014. Metaphors of the Arab Spring: Figurative Construals of the Uprisings and Revolutions. Journal of Arabic and Islamic studies. 1-25.
  • 2010. The Notion Weapon in Arabic Idioms: Characterization of Persons and Objects. Journal of Arabic and Islamic studies. 119-145.
  • 2008. The Notion Weapon in Arabic Idioms. Journal of Arabic and Islamic studies. 125-141.
  • 2002. Phraseological Models of Arabic Idioms. The Arabist. 57-65.
  • 1998. Some Cultural and Ethnic Elements in Modern Standard Arabic Idioms. The Arabist. 63-73.
Lecture
  • 2017. Moderne standardarabisk. Utviklingen av skriftsystemet.
  • 2016. Begynnelse og utvikling av arabisk leksikografi frem til 1800-tallet.
  • 2015. Masteroppgaven – fra prosjektidé til muntlig eksamen. Arabisk.
  • 2015. Arabic Proverbs.
  • 2014. Teaching Arabic Grammar.
  • 2014. Something Old, Something New and Something Borrowed. Old Idioms in Modern Arabic Media.
  • 2014. Old Idioms in Modern Arabic Media (Arab Spring Idioms in a Corpus of Al-Jazeera Texts).
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2015. Hva er arabisk?
  • 2008. Språk og språkproblem i Midtausten.
  • 2007. Arabic Culture through Arabic Phraseology.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Laughter through Tears. Cartoons by Shadi al-Ashoush .
  • 2019. Teaching Multi-word Expressions in the Arabic Classroom.
  • 2018. Use of Figurative Language in "I Sweep the Sun of Rooftops" by Hanan al-Shaykh.
  • 2016. How We Use Figurative Language.
  • 2016. Conceptualizing climate change in Arabic online discourse.
  • 2016. "Breast" and "Liver" in Figurative Expressions in Arabic.
  • 2014. "Body-Part Phrasemes in Recent Arabic Political Rhetoric: Hand, Finger and Fist".
  • 2013. Figurative Use of Body Parts in Modern Arabic: Hand and Head in Media Texts.
  • 2012. Regimes and Metaphors of the Arab Spring.
  • 2012. Phraseology and the Arab Spring.
  • 2011. Metaphors of the Arab Spring.
  • 2010. Pragmatics of Arabic Idioms in Newspaper Corpora: Use of Weaponry Idioms.
  • 2010. Modern Arabic Lexicography.
  • 2008. Afʿalu min kadhā: Comparative Idioms in Medieval Arabic Dictionaries.
  • 2004. Fixed Comparative Expressions in Standard Arabic.
  • 2000. Phraseological models and Idioms in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • 1998. Observations on the Topical Distribution of Idioms in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • 1997. Some Cultural and Ethnic Elements in Modern Standard Arabic Idioms.
  • 1994. The Limits and Content of Phraseological Units in Modern Standard Arabisk.
  • 1989. Synonymous nominal collocations in Modern Standard Arabic and aspects of their translation into Bulgarian.
Book review
  • 1999. Review of Sven-Olof Dahlgren, Word Order in Arabic (Orientalia Gothoburgensia, 129). Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, Göteborg, 1998. Bibliotheca Orientalis. 756-760.
  • 1999. Review of Hussein Abdul-Raof, Subject, Theme and Agent in Modern Standard Arabic. Curzon, Surrey, 1998. Bibliotheca Orientalis. 762-766.
  • 1997. Review of V. D. Ushakov. Phraseology of the Koran. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, 1996. 203 pp. Manuscripta orientalia. 70-71.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2011. Two Narratives of Islamic Revival. Islamic Television Preaching in Egypt.
Programme participation
  • 1988. Four-lecture series on Modern Standard Arabic, Hebrew, Egyptian Arabic, and North African Arabic on the program Znanie (Knowledge) on the Bulgarian National Radio: North African Arabic.
  • 1988. Four-lecture series on Modern Standard Arabic, Hebrew, Egyptian Arabic, and North African Arabic on the program Znanie (Knowledge) on the Bulgarian National Radio: Modern Standard Arabic.
  • 1988. Four-lecture series on Modern Standard Arabic, Hebrew, Egyptian Arabic, and North African Arabic on the program Znanie (Knowledge) on the Bulgarian National Radio: Hebrew.
  • 1988. Four-lecture series on Modern Standard Arabic, Hebrew, Egyptian Arabic, and North African Arabic on the program Znanie (Knowledge) on the Bulgarian National Radio: Egyptian Arabic.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2018. BODY-PART IDIOMS IN RECENT ARABIC POLITICAL RHETORIC: HAND, FINGER AND FIST. 15 pages.
  • 2017. Arabic Phraseology and the Encyclopedic Dictionary of Idiomatic Expessions in Arabic. 22 pages.
  • 2014. Arab Spring Phrasemes in a Corpus of Al-Jazeera Texts. 16 pages.
  • 2013. Pragmatics of Arabic Idioms in Newspaper Corpora. Use of Weaponry Idioms. 16 pages.
  • 2013. Conceptualizing Stupidity and Ignorance in Arabic Idioms. 12 pages.
  • 2013. Afʿalu min kadhā: Comparative Idioms in Arabic Dictionaries. 16 pages.
  • 2009. Idioms.
  • 2003. Behavioral Norms as Reflected in Idioms in Modern Standard Arabic. 9 pages.

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