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LINGUIST List 24.102

Wed Jan 09 2013

Calls: Greek, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Jan-2013
From: Amalia Arvaniti <a.arvanitikent.ac.uk>
Subject: Modern Greek Studies Symposium 2013
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Full Title: Modern Greek Studies Symposium 2013
Short Title: MGSA

Date: 14-Nov-2013 - 16-Nov-2013
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Victor Papacosma
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://mgsasymposium.org/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient; Greek, Modern

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

MGSA Symposium 2013
23rd biennial conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association November 14-16, 2013 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana
Hosted by the Modern Greek Program and West European Studies at Indiana University
Organized by The Modern Greek Studies Association Executive Board and the MGSA 2013 Local Arrangements and Program Committees

Program Contact Information:

Questions may be submitted via the contact form on the website or to: Prof. Victor Papacosma, MGSA Executive Director, mgsa.orggmail.com.

Call for Papers:

For the detailed call for papers and information about the conference and submission process see the MGSA Symposium 2013 website:


All submissions must be made electronically by website. (Note that this is a new procedure and website.)

Deadline for abstracts for 20-minute papers: January 15, 2013
Deadline for panel proposal: January 31, 2013
Deadline for special sessions (roundtables, lunch brainstorming, workshop, etc.): March 1, 2013

Open topic on Greek, Greeks, Greece, and Cyprus, and ideas of the Greek in modern times. Approaches are welcome from all disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts and from interdisciplinary fields. Comparative perspectives are encouraged.

Suggested topics of special interest are:

40 years after the Polytechneio
Migration and citizenship
Gender relations and the politics of sexuality
Historical culture and social memory
Pedagogy and curriculum development
Teaching Greek as a foreign language: linguistic and other approaches
Material culture, museums and heritage
Crisis and critique
Cultural circulation, exchange, and change
Spaces of intellectual fertilization in and out of Greece
Transnational communities
Greek literature and arts in national and post-national contexts Greece,
Greeks, Cyprus in the arts or media today
New economies of labor
Cypriot and other identities
Greek studies and the critical vocation

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