Sunday, 30 December
683A. Multilingual Sephardic Writing
10:15–11:30 a.m., Parlor E, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Sephardic Studies
Presiding: Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, Univ. of Oregon
1. “A Sephardic Language of One’s Own: Diaspora Multilingualism and the Question of Linguistic Ownership,” Dalia Kandiyoti, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York
2. “‘Nuestra Lingua,’ ‘Lingua Nasionala,’ and ‘Las Linguas Ajenas’: Language and Identity among the Sepharadim in Bulgaria in the Early Twentieth Century,” Amor Ayala, Freie Universität Berlin
3. “The Martyrdom of Lalla Solika in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Spanish Texts,” Sharon Vance, Northern Kentucky Univ.