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Full Title: Borders & Identity (Urban Fragmentations)

Short Title: BIC2015
Location: Berlin, Germany
Start Date: 16-Mar-2015 - 19-Mar-2015
Contact: Stefanie Jannedy
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Urban fragmentation(s)
Borders & Identity III
Berlin, March 16-19, 2015

The Centers for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in Berlin (GWZ) will jointly host the 3rd Borders & Identity conference from March 16-19, 2015 in Berlin (Germany). The conference provides a meeting place for researchers interested in interdisciplinary approaches to exploring Urban Fragmentation(s) from linguistic, literary, sociological, and historical points of view, or a combination thereof. The conference will be organized in three parallel strands, each chaired by a corresponding GWZ-center (ZAS, Center for General Linguistics; ZfL, Center for Literary and Cultural Research; ZMO, Center for Modern Oriental Studies):

1. Literature & Translation (ZfL)
2. Language & Linguistic Creativity (ZAS)
3. Society & Governance (ZMO)

Conference Location: Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany)

Keynote Speakers:

Tarek El-Ariss
Comparative Literature
University of Texas at Austin

Norma Mendoza-Denton
Linguistic Anthropology

Nikhil Rao
Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.3588

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