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Arabic and the Media Workshop

Georgetown University Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Friday, February 22, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

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The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies Presents:

Arabic and the Media Workshop

Friday, February 22, 2013

McShain Lounge (Large), McCarthy Hall

 

This workshop is the second in a series of workshops that aims at bringing scholars from Arabic sociolinguistics with distinguished scholars on sociolinguistics more generally to exchange ideas and projects. This year the workshop will address essential issues such as the role of media in identity formation and conflicts as well as the impact of media on language variation and language ideologies.

 

10:00 - 10:30am | Introduction


10:30 - 12:00pm | Session I: Media Linguistic Impact
Chair: Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University

Michael Silverstein (University of Chicago)
The Enregistrement of Dialects in American English and its Lessons for Diglossia

Fernando Ramallo (Universidade de Vigo, Spain)* 
How can media support minority languages?

*Please Note: Fernando Ramallo's talk is tentative, pending the outcome of some travel complications.


12:00 - 1:00pm | Session II: Conflict, Identity, and Media
Chair: Elliott Colla, Georgetown University

Anna De Fina (Georgetown University)
The Linguistic Construction of Identities in Transnational Spaces

 

1:00 - 2:30pm | Lunch Break


2:30 - 4:00pm | Session III: Language Ideology and the Media
Chair: Adel Iskandar, Georgetown University

Dina Matar (University of London) 
Framing Ideologies: Language, Power and the Media

Becky Schulthies (Rutgers University) 
Scripted Ideologies: Online Orthographies of Spoken Arabics


4:00 - 4:30pm | Break


4:30pm - 5:30pm | Discussion and Future Research conducted by Reem Bassiouney


To download the program in PDF format, please click here.

Have questions about Arabic and the Media Workshop? Contact Georgetown University Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies

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McShain Lounge (Large), McCarthy Hall




Friday, February 22, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)


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