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Fostering Social Integration and Language Inclusion through Digital Mediation in the Ladinospeaking Communities of the 21st century

Fostering Social Integration and Language Inclusion through Digital Mediation in the Ladinospeaking Communities of the 21st century
Senate House, University of London, Room TBC, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Friday, December 6, 2019

2:00-2:20 Coffee & Registration

2:25-2.40 Opening Remarks
Carlos Yebra Lopez (New York University)
Alejandro Acero Ayuda (University of Florida)

2.40-3.40 Roundtable: Current Academic Projects on Fostering Social Integration and Language Inclusion through Digital Mediation

Language Acts & World Making
Digital Mediations Strand
Prof.Dr. Paul Spence (King’s College London)
Prof. Dr. Renata Brandao (King’s College London)

Cross-Language Dynamics: Digital Diasporas
Dr. Naomi Wells (IMLR, University of London)

Ladino 21
Carlos Yebra Lopez (New York University)
Alejandro Acero Ayuda (University of Florida)

3.50- 4.30: Keynote Presentation
‘Designated Survival: The AltNeue Ladino of the Digital Land’
(Prof. Dr. Eliezer Papo, University of the Negev, Ben Gurion)

4. 40pm-5.25pm: Workshop
‘How to Learn Ladino on Britain’s Leading Language-Learning Platform’ [tentative title]
(Richard Howeson, C.E.O. of uTalk/ Nat Dinham, In-house Language Expert at UTalk/ ft. by Carlos Yebra López & Alejandro Acero)

5.35- 6.00pm: Closing Debate / Q&A Session
Discussant: Prof. Dr. Yvette Bürki (University of Bern)

Registration will open in October 2019.

For further details, contact Dr Carlos Yebra López, cyl503[at]nyu.edu.