LINGUIST List 25.419|
Fri Jan 24 2014
Calls: Judeo-Spanish, Ling & Literature, Socioling, Anthropological Ling/USA
Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk
From: Jose Hualde <jihualdegmail.com>
Subject: Sepharad as Imagined Community
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Full Title: Sepharad as Imagined Community
Date: 02-Sep-2014 - 03-Sep-2014
Location: Urbana, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Jose Hualde
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Ladino
Call Deadline: 30-Mar-2014
Sepharad as imagined community: Language, culture, and religion from the early modern period to the twenty-first century
This is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on Judeo-Spanish, its history and its sociolinguistics, aiming at bringing together scholars working on the Judeo-Spanish language from diverse academic perspectives including history, anthropology, sociology, literary and cultural studies, and religious studies, in addition to linguistics and philology.
Marie Christine Bornes Varol (INALCO, Paris, France),
Olga Borovaya (Stanford Univ., USA)
Winfried Bussev (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany)
Paloma Díaz-Mas (CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
Aitor García Moreno (CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
Matthias Lehmann (Univ. of California, Irvine, USA)
Eliezer Papo (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
Aldina Quintana (Hebrew Univ., Israel)
Shmuel Refael (Bar Ilan Univ., Israel)
Call for Papers:
We invite submissions with a focus on the Judeo-Spanish language, its evolution and its sociolinguistics, but from diverse academic perspectives including history, anthropology, sociology, literary and cultural studies, and religious studies, in addition to linguistics and philology.
Some suggested themes: Judeo-Spanish in communities of universal bilingualism, turn of the twentieth century language reform and purification among Judeo-Spanish intellectuals, nationalist language policies and Judeo-Spanish, spoken Judeo-Spanish in seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, linguistic and cultural connections between the Atlantic Sephardim, North Africa, and the Eastern Mediterranean, emigration and the survival of Judeo-Spanish in the 20th century Americas, Judeo-Spanish religious and secular literature, the Judeo-Spanish press, Judeo-Spanish folk literature and music.
Please send a 1 page abstract to:
José Ignacio Hualde jihualdeillinois.edu
Mahir Şaul m-saulillinois.edu
A full draft of the accepted papers will be required ahead of the conference in August 2014.
A webpage with further details about the conference will be available soon.
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