The historical relationship between the Catalan and Occitan languages had a definitive impact on the linguistic identity of the powerful Crown of Aragon and the emergent Spanish Empire. Drawing upon a wealth of historical documents, linguistic treatises and literary texts, this book offers fresh insights into the political and cultural forces that…[Read more]
La relación histórica entre las lenguas catalana y occitana tuvo un impacto decisivo en la formación de la identidad lingüística de la Corona de Aragón y, más tarde, en la del Imperio Español. Basándose en una gran variedad de documentos históricos, tratados lingüísticos y textos literarios, y mediante un análisis textual innovador, el presente…[Read more]
Wacks, David A. “Romance of Evast and Blaquerna by Ramón Llull (Review).” La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, vol. 47, no. 1, 2018, pp. 122–24. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/cor.2018.0022.
This paper deals with the complicated sociopolitical space defined by the use and transformation of what we call Occitan language. Literary and cultural production in Occitan language during the late 12th and early 13th centuries light up the boundary conditions, the boundary values of what we call courtly culture making them visible in all their…[Read more]
Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion Catalan Language and Literature on MLA Commons 11 months, 1 week ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
Mary Ann Newman replied to the topic Call for Papers, 17th Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society in the discussion Catalan Language and Literature via email on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Només una nota per dir-te que jo ja no sóc sòcia de la MLA i per tant no puc accedir al MLA Commons. No hi ha cap manera més directa de comunicar el cfp? Perdona’m si he passat per alt algun missatge però per ara, aquest és l’únic del que sóc conscient.
Mario Santana started the topic Call for Papers, 17th Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society in the discussion Catalan Language and Literature on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Attached please find the call for papers for the 17th International Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society (University of Chicago, April 25-27, 2019).
The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2018.
Panorama of Catalan Poetry 2017
Catalan Culture and the State
Forum: LLC Catalan Studies
Correlations between Catalan cultural products and the form of the State in modernity and globalization. Abstracts by 15 March 2018; Edgar Illas (email@example.com).
Modern Catalan culture has been extensively studied in terms of nation building. This focus has eclipsed the more direct…[Read more]
MLA 2019. “Galdós in Cataluña, Cataluña in Galdós”
Catalan Studies Forum and Asociación Internacional de Galdosistas (AIG).
Abstracts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: March 1<sup>st</sup>, 2018.
The literary, social and political debates around Benito Pérez Galdós’s work in Catalonia. T…[Read more]
One of the burning issues of the Catalan ecdotic is the acceptance of shared criteria for the treatment of texts written in the pre-fabrian period. This text formulates an articulated proposal applied to the complete work of Joan Maragall, both in Catalan and in
Spanish, and extensible to the production of other contemporary authors. The rules…[Read more]
The Author analyses the Catalan translation of “La donna dei miei sogni a altre avventure moderne”, a volume of tales written by Massimo Bontempelli. This essay also includes a study about the Bontempelli’s reception in Catalonia and an interview with the Catalan poet Palau i Fabre, who reviewed the book in 1935 in “La Veu de Catalunya”.
The complexity of Medieval Iberia’s linguistic, religious, and cultural diversity is a commonplace. Descriptions abound of the lands that are now modern Spain and Portugal as a “melting pot” or a “multicultural” space. However, modern literary history, with its tendency toward monolingual, national narratives, has produced a vision of medieval…[Read more]
Presentació del dossier de la revista “Lectora” dedicat a Carme Riera
The influence of Italian culture on the creative writing of Jordi Sarsanedas seems almost
anecdotal, although the author’s work is marked by an Italian phase, a three-year period that
straddles the fifties and sixties. The aim of this article is to give evidence of some Italian
sources and readings of the author, analyse his t…[Read more]
Gemma Avenoza Vera deposited BITECA. Bibliografia de textos antics catalans, valencians i balears. Arxius i Bibliotteques valencianes in the group LLC Catalan Studies on MLA Commons 2 years, 1 month ago
BITECA: presentación de las particularidades del formato libro.
David A. Wacks deposited Review of Robinson, Cynthia. ‘Imagining the Passion in a Multiconfessional Castile: The Virgin, Christ, Devotions, and Images in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries.’ in the group LLC Catalan Studies on MLA Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
Review of Robinson, Cynthia. Imagining the Passion in a Multiconfessional Castile: The Virgin, Christ, Devotions, and Images in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. Originally published in Revista Hispánica 69.1 (109-112).
blog post: “Ramon Llull’s Missionary Crusade in Blanquerna ca. 1280” http://davidwacks.uoregon.edu/2017/03/01/blanquerna/
“Catalan Forms of Survival in the State of Insecurity”
Cultural, economic, social, political Catalan forms of subsistence, or insistence, in the midst of states of permanent insecurity. Abstracts by 15 March 2017; Edgar Illas (email@example.com).
Session Title: Engendering Different Catalan Enunciations
Session Organizer: Anton Pujol
In a recent article (1/13/17), Paul B. Preciado argues that screens are the new skin of the world. They constitute the membrane of a new collective entity radically decentered and in the process of subjectivization. Like Gutenberg’s contemporaries, we ar…[Read more]
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