PROGRAM

International conference

Challenging Borders: From/Between Borders

11, 12 and 13 Nov. 2021

ABSTRACTS

 

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

THURSDAY -  11 / 11 / 2021

09:00 – 09:15

Introduction:

Yvette Bürki and Marcello Giugliano (University of Bern)

 

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote speaker:

Erez Levon (University of Bern)

Borders, norms and the dialogic construction of self

 

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

10:05 -11:20

Session 1

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

Craig Welker (University of Bern)

Variación en la /s/ pos-silábica en Juchitán, México

 

Sara Engra-Minaya (University of Alcalá)

Why can't I call you that? Attitudes towards friendly homosexual slurs in Madrid (Spain)

Sara Lynch (University of Bern)

Open borders and quotative frames: Reporting speech in a mobile Pacific English community

Session 1a

A004 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

Gianluca Pontrandolfo (University of Trieste)

La ciudadanía en el imaginario colectivo de los italoargentinos: una mirada desde las comunidades virtuales

 

Shiwei Wang (Edith Cowan University)

Sarcastic Meaning of the Slightly Smiling Face Emoji from Chinese Twitter Users

 

Alba Polo Artal (UNED)

 ¿Hombre(s) bajo amenaza constante? Análisis discursivo de la representación de la(s) masculinidad(es) de VOX en Twitter

11:20 – 11:35

Session’s concluding discussion

11:35 – 12:05

Coffee break

12:05 – 13:20

Session 2

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

Britta Schneider (Europa-Universität Viadrina); Marie-Theres Fester-Seeger (University of Southern Denmark)

Borders beyond Humans – The Role of Human-Material Entanglements in Creating Human Boundaries

 

Christa Schneider (University of Bern)

Depicting Social Boarders in the Early Modern Period – A Case Study

 

Laura Morgenthaler García (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Reconocimiento de lenguas y traducción en procesos de asilo en la Frontera Sur: una mirada crítica y etnográfica


 

Session 2a

A004 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

Anna Becker; Cathryn Magno (University of Fribourg)

Cognitive migration through language – Capturing linguistic movement and barriers in language portraits

 

Michał B. Paradowski (University of Warsaw)

Pedagogical Translanguaging in Heteroglossic Classroom Environments: Will the Bandwagon Run on all Gauge Rails?

 

Michał B Paradowski; Marta Gawinkowska (University of Warsaw)

Bilinguals’ following of social norms depends on language

13:20 – 13:35

Session’s concluding discussion

Session’s concluding discussion

13:35 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 17:00

Session 3

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

 

Alba Nalleli García Agüero (University of Bern); María Amparo Soler Bonafont (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Entre dos fuegos: posicionamiento identitario de las madres solteras cabezas de hogar en la Ciudad de México

 

Milin Bonomi (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Transfronterizas identities between Latin America and Italy

 

16:15 – 16.30  Session’s concluding discussion

Panel 1

A004 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

 

Des-construyendo “fronteras” en
situaciones de contacto / De-constructing “borders” in language contact situations

 

Organizers:

Santiago Sánchez Moreano (Open University, UK) and Sandra Schlumpf-Thurnherr (University of Basel)

 

Panelists:

Anna Babel (Ohio State University)

“Things of boundaries” revisited

 

Jorge Gómez Rendón (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Ecuador)

Border as historiographic and linguistic habitus: two cases from the northern Andes and the Amazon Lowlands

 

Adil Moustaoui (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Families on the move: Spacetimes and borders on narratives of language socialization within transnational and multilingual Moroccan families in Spain

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee break

17:30 – 18:15

Keynote speaker:

Danae Pérez (Zürich University of Applied Sciences)

On the edge of the empire. Social inclusion and exclusion in enclave communities in rural South America

Hörsaal 103 / Fab6

PHBern, Fabrikstrasse 6

19:00

 Conference dinner

FRIDAY - 12 / 11 / 2021

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote speaker:

Virginia Zavala (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)

(De)bordering and (re)bordering: youth learning Quechua in neoliberal times.

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

10:05 -11:20

Session 4

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

Gregory A. Thompson (Brigham Young University)

Academic Border-work and the Making “Schooled Subjects” through Academic Language: The ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of Academic Language

 

Cloris Porto Torquato (State University of Ponta Grossa)

Challenging coloniality of language in academic literacy practices

 

Jessica McDaid (Universitad Autònoma de Barcelona)

“It’s not that they are timid, they just don’t like the students”: Boundary building and overcoming borders in immersion abroad experiences

Session 4a

F 013

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

María Clara von Essen (Universidad de Málaga)

Propuesta de un modelo metodológico-analítico en contexto de inmigración

 

Marie-Hélène Côté (University of Lausanne); Alexei Prikhodkine and Isabelle Racine (University of Geneva)

Crossing the border for work: language identifications of French-Swiss cross-border workers in Geneva

 

Pratiti Palit; Anindita Sahoo (Indian Institute of India Madras)

Exploring linguistic identities across the border

11:20 – 11:35

Session’s concluding discussion

Session’s concluding discussion

11:35 – 12:05

Coffee break

12:05 – 13:20

Session 5

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

Matthew John Hadodo (University of Bern)

Istanbul was Constantinople: Istanbul Greeks on the Borderlands

 

Klaudia Kosicinska (Polish Academy of Science)

Between borders. Mobility, translocal practices and neighbourhood among Azerbaijanis in Georgia

 

Birgul Yilmaz (UCL Institute of Education)

Crossing borders: Language, migration and immobility

Session 5a

F 013

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Carlos Yebra López (New York University)

Challenging the Borders of Global Spanish: Ladino and Chavacano

 

Bartosz Dondelewski (Pedagogical University of Krakow)

Non)fuzziness of Identity in the Spanish-Portuguese Borderland: The Case of the Linguistic Community of A Fala de Xálima (Spain)

 

Facundo Reyna-Muniain; Anna Agustyniak; Monique Fritscher (Christian Albrecht University)

Bordered identities and language ideologies in Spanish and Portuguese speaking borderlands: a comparison

13:35 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 17:00

Session 6

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Lidia Becker (Leibniz Universität Hannover)

Transculturar en la escritura académica para finally challenge borders en el lenguaje

 

Janet M. Fuller (University of Groningen)

Re-Drawing the Boundaries of the Nation: Perspectives from Germany and the Netherlands

 

Torun Reite (Dalarna University); Flora Telo (Jean Piaget University)

Dismantling Hegemonic Data Discourses: Unpacking and problematizing taxonomies in official census data

16:15 – 16.30  Session’s concluding discussion

Session 6a

F-107

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Ignacio Andrés Soria (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Repertorios lingüísticos in-visibilizados: aportaciones etnográficas con jóvenes afrodescendientes y migrantes en España

 

Irasema Mora-Pablo (University of Guanajuato); Sue Kasun (Georgia State University)

Return migrants, from traitors to survivors: how to reframe Mexican origin transnationals returning home

 

Stefania Tufi (University of Liverpool)

Thresholds and hybrid spaces in the time of Covid-19

16:15 – 16.30  Session’s concluding discussion

Panel 2

F 013

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Borders in Sociophonetics

Organizers:

Marie-Anne Morand (University of Zurich) and Hannah Hedegard (University of Bern)

 

Panelists:

Joe Pearce (University of Glasgow)

Using qualitative methods to explore experiences of gender in sociophonetics.

Stefanie Jannedy (Leibniz Centre for General Linguistics)

Ethnicity as a factor in sociophonetics

Maciej Baranowski (University of Manchester)

Sociophonetics and social class

Péter Jeszenszky and Carina Steiner (University of Bern)

Are regional linguistic borders only present in our minds?

13:20 – 13:35

Session’s concluding discussion

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee break

17:30 – 18:15

Keynote speaker:

David Britain (University of Bern)

Borders as context-creating and context-renewing: understanding the persistence of the English Fens as a dialect transition zone

F023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

18:15

FREE EVENING

SATURDAY - 13 / 11 / 2021

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote speaker:

Norma Mendoza-Denton (University of California, Los Angeles) 

Representation, Translation, and Speech Acts in the Early Modern Period: from the Miao Albums, through the Boxer Codex, to the Colonial Requerimiento.

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

10:05 – 12:05

Session 7

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Juan Jiménez-Salcedo (Université de Mons)

Microterritorialidad y contacto de lenguas: el caso de Andorra como Estado-frontera

 

Carolin Patzelt (University of Bremen)

El papel de las representaciones en la emergencia de variedades lingüísticas diaspóricas: el caso del español peruano en la Guayana francesa

 

Marta Rodríguez García (University of Basel)

The porosity of a border: code-switching and identity among young adults in Gibraltar

11:20 – 11:35  Session’s concluding discussion

Panel 3

F 013

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

 

Family as a language policy regime: agency, practices and negotiation in indigenous and migration contexts

 

Organizers:

Anik Nandi (Leiden University) and Yvette Bürki (University of Bern)

 

Panelists:

Paula Kasares (Universidad Pública de Navarra); Maite Garcia (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)

Language policies and practices in Basque-speaking families: A comparative study of the Greater Bilbao area and Pamplona

 

Anik Nandi (Leiden University)

Effective family language policies for Galician language transmission: Parental language management before and during the pandemic lockdown

Minna Intke-Hernández (University of Helsinki)

Multilingualism in Finland: language socialization narratives of immigrant mothers

 

Olga Ivanova (Universidad de Salamanca)

'She does not need it, but it might be useful to her one day’: Language policy dynamics in Russian-Spanish families

 

Laxmi Prosad Ojha (Michigan State University)

Conflicting language ideologies and challenges for heritage language maintenance among Nepali families in the US

 

Discussant:

Anastassia Zabrodskaja (Tallinn University)

12:05 – 12:35

Coffee break

12:35 – 13:35

Final Round Table

The challenge of boundaries/categories: Epistemological, methodological and political reflections

Jennifer Leeman (George Mason University)

Carsten Sinner (Universität Leipzig)

Crispin Thurlow (Universität Bern)

F 023

Unitobler, Lerchenweg 36

13:35

Closing Aperitif

Sightseeing tour