Dear friends and families of the Bulgarian Language and Culture, the Bulgarian Cultural and Heritage Center of Seattle and the UW Slavic Department are happy to announce that The University of Washington Seattle will be offering Bulgarian Language courses taught by the Fulbright Scholar Dr. Angel Angelov starting this fall Quarter.

Bulgarian Language and Culture courses 2013—2014

Introducing Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Angel Angelov, from Sofia, Bulgaria

Angel G. Angelov is an associate professor of Bulgarian language (lexicology and socioliguistics) at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. His PhD thesis “Sociolinguistic Study of Gevgeli Quarter in Sofia” (1991, published 1999) is a quantitative sociolinguistic analysis of three generations of immigrants from Macedonia in the western parts of Bulgarian capital. He was a Fulbright visiting scholar at the University of California Los Angeles (1995-1996), visiting scholar at the Aristotel University of Thessaloniki (1999-2000), research fellow at the University of Hamburg (2002), lecturer for Bulgarain language and culture at Humboldt University Berlin (2005-2007). Angelov’s habilitation thesis, entitled “Lexical Collocation in Bulgarian Legal Texts” (2001, published 2008) is a computerised study of corpora of contemporary Bulgarian Laws. At Sofia University Angelov teaches courses in sociolingustics, general linguistics, morphology and syntax of the Bulgarian language, Bulgarian language for foreigners. The scope of his interests includes also theoretical and empirical aspects of semiotics and pragmatics, forensic linguistics, contrastive analysis of Slavic languages.

Who can register?


  • Running Start students
  • Current, future or transfer students to UW Seattle
  • Non-degree seeking folks
  • Homeschooled High School students
  • Language and culture enthusiasts
  • Missionaries / Humanitarians
  • Travelers and Adventurers
  • Personal interest / Heritage


For detailed registration information please contact the UW Slavic Languages and Literatures department:

Smith Hall M253 University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195

Phone: 206‐543‐6848 Email:

Or visit the website:


Bulgarian Language: (Autumn qtr) Monday—Friday 8:30-9:20 Bulgarian Folklore and Civilization: (Autumn qtr) Tuesday/Thursday 12:30—2:20

Language and Ethnicity: (Winter qtr) Wednesday /Friday 12:30—2:20


Bulgarian 101, 102, 103 MTWThF at 8:30-9:20

Bulgarian Folklore and Civilization T,Th at 12:30-2:20

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