This is a pedagogical edition of a selection of Las excelencias de los hebreos (Amsterdam 1679), in .doc format with an English-language introduction and notes, with the original text in both the original Castilian and English translation.
Las excelencias de los hebreos (Amsterdam 1679) is a treatise describing the positive characteristics…[Read more]
Review of Ellen D. Haskell, Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar’s Conversations with Christianity (Oxford UP 2016), originally published in Speculum 94.4 (2019), 1167–1168.
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 Drawing upon a wealth of historical documents, linguistic treatises and literary texts, this book offers fresh insights into the political and cultural forces that…[Read more]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.
Edwige Tamalet Talbayev deposited CFP: Re-membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean International Conference (Toulouse, March 26-27, 2020) in the group CLCS Mediterranean on MLA Commons 9 months, 4 weeks ago
We are inviting proposals for the forthcoming “Re-membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean” International Conference that will be held on March 26-27, 2020 in Toulouse, France (Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès).
Abstracts (300 words) are due by September 15, 2019 to yasser elhariry (firstname.lastname@example.org), Isabelle Keller-Privat (isa.…[Read more]
The transfer of Saracen arms into Frankish ownership is a leitmotif of
many chansons de geste, but one whose significance for translatio imperii has yet to be
elucidated. In this essay, I focus on the Chanson d’Aspremont, a twelfth-century epic
set in Calabria that narrates the pre-history of Durendal, Roland’s sword of Song of
Roland fam…[Read more]
Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume
Re-Membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean:
Essays in Anglophone Literature, Arts, and Culture
Co-edited by yasser elhariry, Isabelle Keller-Privat & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev
Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University) and yasser elhariry (Dartmouth College)
This is the typescript of the Introductory chapter of the book, THE INVENTION OF RACE IN THE EUROPEAN MIDDLE AGES, published on March 8, 2018 by Cambridge UP (503 pp., 8 chapters, 10″ x 7″ format). The book discusses Jews, Muslims, Africans and blackness, Native Americans, Mongols, and the Romani (“Gypsies”) in 7 chapters, including a critical…[Read more]
CALL For Papers
AATI International Conference Abroad
Università degli Studi di Palermo
28 giugno – 2 luglio 2017
L’AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian) comunica che il prossimo convegno internazionale si terrà nella città di Palermo, 28 giugno-2 luglio 2017, presso l’Università degli Studi di Palermo, co…[Read more]
Looking for a female roommate!
Is anyone (female) willing to share her room, I will be staying the 5th and the 6th?
Isabelle Hesse started the topic CFP – Palestine in the International Imaginary, 1987-2017 in the discussion Romance Literary Relations on MLA Commons 3 years, 2 months ago
Palestine in the International Imaginary, 1987-2017
24 February 2017
John Woolley Common Room, Level 4, John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney, Australia
Dr Isabelle Hesse, The Department of English, The University of Sydney
Dr Ben Etherington, The Writing and Society Research Centre, Western Sydney University
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The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2017, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2017 convention in Philadelphia. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nom…[Read more]
Susan Slyomovics deposited Who and what is native to Israel? On Marcel Janco’s settler art and Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff’s “Levantinism” in the group CLCS Mediterranean on MLA Commons 3 years, 6 months ago
The poetics and esthetics of “natural occupancy” are relevant to the ways in which settlers’ colonists artistically and discursively produce their subsequent cultural formations. I focus on the decade of the 1950s to chart specific settler ideologies of ownership that emerged in
Israel after the establishment of the state in 1948. What are the v…[Read more]
Suha Kudsieh started the topic CFP for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia: Arabic in Europe (deadline: March 20, 2016) in the discussion Romance Literary Relations on MLA Commons 3 years, 11 months ago
Call for Papers — Please Distribute Widely
MLA Annual Convention 2017, Philadelphia, PA
Arabic in Europe:…[Read more]
Il poeta civile: ieri, oggi e domani
Call for Papers: AATI @ MLA (Philadelphia, PA)
January 5-8, 2017
For Alberto Moravia, Pier Paolo Pasolini’s death marked the loss of a great poeta civile whose work uniquely bore a Leftist political stamp.
“La poesia civile era sempre stata a destra in Italia, dall’inizio dell’Ottocento, da Foscolo…[Read more]
Is There Tunisian Literature? Emergent Writing and Fractal Proliferation of Minor Voices.
The article presents the Tunisian literature from the non-local perspective of the global literary market and the circulation of translated literature. The minor status of the studied phenomenon becomes obvious even when the Tunisian literature is compared…[Read more]
Call for Papers:
Transnational French Modernisms
7th-8th July 2016, Durham University, UK
Dr. Jonathan Eburne (Penn State)
Professor Susan Harrow (Bristol)
Professor Debarati Sanyal (Berkeley)
The rise of France’s colonial empire in the 19th century shaped French culture as a global arena and fra…[Read more]
Editor’s Introduction to Panic Spring. First published in 1937, two years after Durrell took up residence on the Greek island Kerkyra, Panic Spring broke with the realist tradition in 1930s novels and shows the young author’s first attempts to extend High Modernist innovations in rural and personal landscapes. Cubist, surrealist, and imagist…[Read more]
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