Jil Jadid 2011

Conference Program

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH

All talks in Texas Union, Eastwoods Room
9:00-10:15     Linguistics: Pedagogy – Curriculum
Moderator: Kevin Burnham

10:15-10:30     Break

10:30-12:15    Literature: Diasporic Voices
Moderator: Anita Husen

12:10-1:30    Lunch

1:30-2:45    Linguistics: Sociolinguistics
Moderator: Alex Magidow

2:45-3:00    Break

3:00-4:40    Literature: Enchanted Cities
Moderator: Michal Raizen

4:40-5:00     Break

5:00        Welcome Speech

5:30         Keynote – Devin Stewart – Investigating Speech Genres in Arabic Dialects

7:00-9:00     Conference dinner

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH

All talks in: ACE 2.402

9:00 -10:40     Literature: Contested Narratives
Moderator: Cory Jorgenson

10:40-11:00    Break

11:00 – 12:15     Linguistics: Linguistic Perspectives
Moderator: Emilie Zuniga

12:15-1:30    Lunch

1:30-2:45 Traditions, transitions and norms
Moderator: Rachel Levine

2:45-3:00    Break

3:00-4:00    Career Workshop: Short presentations followed by Q&A
Featuring: Esther Raizen, Na’ama Pat-El, and Samer Ali

4:15-5:30     Linguistics: Pedagogy – Learner Issues
Moderator: Greg Ebner

5:45    Keynote Speaker – Wail Hassan – New Directions in Arabic Literary Studies