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LINGUIST List 23.3754

Fri Sep 07 2012

Confs: Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Socioling, Historical Ling, Psycholing/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Sep-2012
From: Jan Morrens <ijsua.ac.be>
Subject: Variation within and across Jewish Languages
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Variation within and across Jewish Languages

Date: 26-Jun-2013 - 28-Jun-2013
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Contact: Jan Morrens
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=*IJSENG&n=109740

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Hebrew; Ladino; Yiddish, Eastern

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to bring together scholars who work on linguistic aspects of Jewish languages with the focus on domains such as linguistic structure, language variation, language change (dialectology and diachrony), bilingualism and comparison of written and spoken uses. The conference will also stimulate research in to date enriched areas in the domain of Jewish language studies; for example, language acquisition and development (in communities of native speakers), learning of Jewish languages as second language, language loss, etc. In addition, the conference is expected to produce publications that will cover the best of contemporary research on Jewish languages as domain of linguistic inquiry.

Conference Fee:

Regular fee: 70 euros
Student fee: 40 euros

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Prof. dr. em. Moshe Bar-Asher (Hebrew University)
Prof. dr. Sarah Benor (Hebrew Union College)
Prof. dr. Frank Alvarez-Pereyre (French National Center for Scientific Research)
Prof. dr. Aharon Maman (Hebrew University)

Invited symposiums:

Hebrew - Prof. dr. Dorit Ravid (Tel Aviv University)
Yiddish - Prof. dr. Steffen Krogh (Aarhus University)
Ladino - Prof. dr. Ora Schwarzwald (Bar-Ilan University)
Judeo-Arabic - Prof. dr. Yehudit Henshke (Haifa University)
Israeli Multilingualism - Prof. dr. Joel Walters and Prof. dr. Sharon Armon-Lotem (Bar-Ilan University)

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