Imatge Gemma Repiso
Re: La primera edició del simposi d’estudis catalans a Califòrnia fixa les bases per a la reflexió i la difusió de la cultura catalana a la costa oest dels Estats Units
per Gemma Repiso - Thursday, 27 April 2017, 19:38
 

“Of Books and Roses: First California Symposium on Catalan Studies”

April 24-25, 2017, at UCLA

 

Monday, April 24 - UCLA Royce Hall Room 306

 

8:30-9:00

Coffee and Registration

 

9:00-9:15

Welcome                                                                                                

—Hector Enrique Calderon Valle, Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA

—John Dagenais, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA

—Gemma Repiso Puigdelliura, Director, Catalan Language Program, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA

 

9:15–10:45

Session I:  Urban Barcelona: Literature and Cultural Representations

Moderator: Isabel Villanueva (UCLA, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya) 

 

“A la sombra se cobija el amo y señor de esta ciudad muerta”: l’urbanisme assassí de Ciutat morta.                                               

—Alba Marcé (University of California, Davis) 

La necessitat i la dificultat de ser traduït a l’anglès.                                                   

—Francesc Borrull (Universitat de Vic) 

Un Raval Imaginat.                                                                               

—José Antonio Jódar Sánchez (University at Buffalo-SUNY)

 

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:00–12:30

Session II:  Catalan Syntax and Phonology                                                            

Moderator: Victoria Mateu (UCLA)

 

Lateral Darkness in Barcelonan Catalan: What Has Become of the ela catalana?                                                                                  

—Justin Davidson (University of California, Berkeley) 

Non-Personal Catalan Clitic Pronouns: Language Change in Progress?

—Adriana Soto-Corominas (Western University) 

La restricció dels sintagmes nominals escarits postverbals en els verbs psicològics catalans. Una explicació des del punt de vista informatiu.

—Carles Royo (Universitat de Barcelona)

 

12:30–13:30

Lunch for Program Participants

 

13:30-15:00

Session III:  Catalan Collective Memory: War, Exile and Dictatorship

Moderator: Elizabeth Warren (UCLA)

 

Forbidden Behavior and Cultural Spaces in Jordi Grau’s Film A Love Story (1966).

—Hugo Pascual Bordón (University South Carolina) 

“Fugida” y “Homenaje a Cataluña” dos relatos testimoniales del exilio y de la huida catalanes durante la Guerra Civil Española.                                                                           

—Carlos Arturo Arias Sanabria (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)

 

15:00–15:15

Coffee break

 

15:15–16:15

Session IV:  Communication and Language                                                                                  

Moderator: Javier Moreno (UCLA)

 

The Catalan Language and Electronic Communication.                                                  

  —Anna I. Montesinos López (Universitat Politècnica de València) 

Digitalización e internacionalización de la cultura catalana: los casos de Opera Oberta y Catalunya Música.   

— Isabel Villanueva Benito (UCLA, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

 

16:15-18:00

Sant Jordi Celebration: Books, Roses and Refreshments

 

Poster: What do UCLA students know about Catalan?

—Carla de Aguilar-Amat (UCLA)

 

Tuesday, April 25 -  UCLA Rolfe Hall, Lydeen Library

 

9:30–11:00

Session V:  Catalan Syntax and Phonology II                                                                     

Moderator: Ji Young Kim (UCLA)

 

Argument Structure of Nouns in Catalan: A Descriptive Approach.

—Elga Cremades (Masaryk University) 

What We Don't Know about Catalan Pronoun Clusters, and Why We Need to Know It.

—Adriana Soto-Corominas (Western University) 

Schwa-Zero Alt[ə]rnations Cat[ə]lan Singular Determin[ə]rs.                   

—Calvin Cheng (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)

 

11:00–11:30

Coffee break

 

11:30-13:00

Session VI:  History, Literature and Culture                                                                           

Moderator: John Dagenais (UCLA)

 

Seasonal Economic Patterns in the Medieval Catalan Pyrenees: The Example of Puigcerdà (1321-1322).

—Elizabeth Comuzzi (UCLA) 

Grotesque Europeanization in Bigas Luna’s La teta y la luna.                           

—Elizabeth Warren (UCLA) 

Yearnings, Failures, and the Recuperation of Memory: Re-Writing Gender in Margarita Aritzeta's  L'herència de Cuba and in àngeles Aymar i Ragolta's La indiana.                                                                              

—Jennifer Monti (University of California, Los Angeles)

 

13:00–14:00

Closing Discussion, Remarks and Brindis offered by Prof. Hector Calderon, Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA