Hamid Hassani

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Hamid Hassani (in June 2012, Tehran)
Hamid Hassani
Born (1968-11-23) November 23, 1968 (age 46)
Saqqez, Kordestan, Iran, of Kermanshahi descent Iran
Residence Tehran, Iran
Occupation lexicographer, corpus-maker, editor, Persian, Kurdish, and Arabic prosody expert
Years active 1991 - present (7 books, 120 papers, 4 international lectures)
Awards
  • 2010: for the book Persian Beginner's Dictionary (in Persian); rewarded at "The 28th Iranian Best Yearbook Festival", October 2010, at the "Language Field", Tehran;
  • 2009: for reviewing the book A Dictionary of Proper Nouns [/ General Culture] (in Persian) (by Gholām-Hossein Sadri-Afshār et al., Tehran, 2005)"; the review has been published in Lexicography Journal (in Persian), Vol. I, No. 1, December 2007, pp. 270-279 (Tehran); rewarded at "The 6th Festival of the Best Book Review (of the Year 2008) at the field “Linguistics”, Tehran, November 2009

Hamid Hasani or Hamid Hasani (Persian: حمیدِ حسنی) (Persian pronunciation: [haˈmiːd-e hasaˈniː]) (born November 23, 1968 in Saqqez (Persian: سقز), Iranian Kurdistan province (Persian: اُستانِ كُردِستانِ ايران), Iran) is an Iranian scholar and researcher, concentrated on Persian lexicography, dictionary-making, and Persian corpus linguistics, also an expert on Persian, Standard Arabic, and Kurdish prosody (metrics/ versification).

Hassani lives in Tehran since 1987.

He has published 7 books and more than 120 papers on Persian, Arabic, and Kurdish language and literature.[1] Hassani also has published some works on Persian lexicography, corpus-making, and frequency-concordance dictionaries.[1]

Hassani has given four international lectures: two lectures in English and Persian in Oslo, Norway (September 1997, at the University of Oslo, Blindern and Kloden Institute, respectively), and two lectures in Persian and Tajik-Persian in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (March 2006) at the Institute of Oriental Studies and Written Heritage of the Academy of Sciences and Tajik State National University (in Tajik language: Донишгоҳи миллии Тоҷикистон).[1]

He also has participated in publishing more than 150 books and nearly 10 magazines/ journals as a member of editorial board, an editor, a copy editor, and/or a proofreader.

He works at The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Departments of "Terminology" and "Encyclopædia of Persian Language and Literature", Tehran, Iran.

Publications, international lectures, and awards[edit]

A. Books in Persian:

  • 2009: Published Persian Beginner's Dictionary, (in Persian: Farhang-e Zabān-āmūz-e Fārsī, Sat.h-e Moqaddamātī), with Behruz Safarzadeh, Tehran, Iran Language Institute (ILI), xvi + 1210 + iv pp;
  • 2005: Published Persian Today Corpus: The Most Frequent Words of Today Persian, based on a one-million-word corpus (in Persian: Vāže-hā-ye Porkārbord-e Fārsi-e Emrūz), Tehran, Iran Language Institute (ILI), 322 pp;
  • 2004: Published Arabic Poetry: Prosody and Rhyme (in Persian: `Arūz-o Qāfiyeh-ye `Arabī), Tehran, `Elmī va Farhangī, v + 144 pp;
  • 2004: Published Madārej-ol-Balāgheh in Rhetoric (in Persian: Madārej-ol-Balāgheh dar `Elm-e Badī`), by Rezā-Qolī Khān Hedāyat, edited and annotated by Hamid Hassani (co-editor: Behruz Safarzadeh), Tehran, The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, xix + 164 pp;
  • 2001: Published A Glossary of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran (in Persian: Farhang-e Mowzū`i-e Qānūn-e Asāsi-e Jomhūri-e Eslāmi-e Irān), Tehran, Rowzaneh 162 pp;
  • 1998: Published Mer'āt-ol-Khiyāl Who's Who (in Persian: Tazkereh-ye Mer'āt-ol-Khiyāl), by Shīr-`Alī Khān Lūdī, edited and annotated by Hamid Hassani (co-editor: Behruz Safarzadeh), Tehran, Rowzaneh, xxi + 370 pp;
  • 1992: Published Poetry of Nima (a research on poetic meters and forms of Nima Yooshij) (in Persian: Musīqi-e She`r-e Nīmā (tahqīq-ī dar owzān va qāleb-hā-ye she`ri-e Nīmā-Yūshīj), Tehran: Ketāb-e Zamān 272 pp.

B. Papers in Persian:

  • 1991–present: Published more than 95 papers in Persian on Persian, Arabic, and Kurdish language and literature.

C. International lectures in Persian and English:

  • 2006: “The One-Million-Word Corpus of Today Persian” (in Persian: “Peykare-ye Yek-Miliyon-Loghati-e Fārsi-e Emrūz”, held at The Institute of Oriental Studies and Written Heritage of the Academy of Sciences, 5th International Congress of Persian and Tajik Scholars, Tajikistan, Dushanbe, March 2006;
  • 2006: “Necessity of making a today Tajik linguistic corpus” (in Tajik-Persian: “Zarūrat-i girdovari-i yak paykara-yi zabonī baroyi Tojiki-i imrūz”, held at Tajik State National University (in Tajik language: Донишгоҳи миллии Тоҷикистон), Tajikistan, Dushanbe, March 2006;
  • 1997: “Poetry of Nima-Yooshij, Free Verse or Blank Verse?” (in English), held at University of Oslo (Blindern), Oslo, Norway, September 1997;
  • 1997: “Persian Prosody and Necessity of Professional Studies” (in Persian: “'Arūz-e Fārsi va zarūrat-e tahqīq-e takhassosī dar ān” (in Persian), held at Kloden Institute, Oslo, Norway, September 1997.

D. Awards (some):

  • 2010: Rewarded at "The 28th Iranian Best Yearbook Festival", October 2010, at the "Language Field", Tehran; for the book Persian Beginner's Dictionary, (in Persian: Farhang-e Zabān-āmūz-e Fārsī, Sat.h-e Moqaddamātī), with Behruz Safarzadeh, Tehran, Iran Language Institute (ILI), xvi + 1210 + iv pp;
  • 2009: Rewarded at "The 6th Festival of the Best Book Review (of the Year 2008) at the field “Linguistics”, Tehran, November 2009; for reviewing the book "A Dictionary of Proper Nouns [/ General Culture]" (by Gholām-Hossein Sadri-Afshār, in collaboration with Nasrin & Nastaran Hakami, Tehran, 2005)"; the paper has been published in "Lexicography Journal" (Persian: مجلّۀ فرهنگ‌نویسی), Vol. I, No. 1, December 2007, pp. 270-279 (Tehran)

Projects to be done[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Linguist List (International Linguistics Community Online; Indiania University, USA)". 

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