CFP: Writing in a Jewish language, MLA 2022

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Call for Papers
March 8, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Languages, Literature, Race / Ethnic Studies

The CLCS Global Jewish forum welcomes abstracts for a panel we are organizing at the MLA 2022 convention in Washington D.C., Jan 6-9, 2022.


Writing in a Jewish language

How do writers make languages Jewish or inject Jewishness into language? English, French, Arabic, Spanish, German, etc. as Jewish languages; Anglish/Yinglish and other Jewish lexicons; Hebrew-Arabic crossovers; language as hybridity.


250-word abstracts and short bio to by March 8, 2021.

Contact Info: 


Dr. Zoë Roth
Assistant Professor of French
Director, MA Visual Culture
School of Modern Languages and Culture
Durham University
273, Elvet Riverside, New Elvet DH1 3JT
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43190

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