Colocviul internaţional “55 years of Arab Studies in Romania”

University of Bucharest
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures

55 years of Arab Studies in Romania
— International Colloquium —
(organized by George Grigore & Laura Sitaru)
Center for Arab Studies, Pitar Moş Street, 7-13, Bucharest

Sâmbătă, 19 mai 2012, a avut loc la Centrul de Studii Arabe al Facultăţii de Limbi şi Literaturi Străine din Bucureşti colocviul internaţional “55 Years of Arab Studies in Romania”.

Topics and Participants

■ “IV-stem verbs in Moroccan dialects”.

Jorge Aguadé, University of Cádiz, Spain

■ “Aspects of the Negation in the Lebanese Series ’Ağyāl”.

Ana Alexandru, University of Bucharest

■ “Islam, a Mosaic, not a Monolith”.

Syafaatun Almirzanah, Georgetown University, USA

■ “The Function of fi in the Verbal System of Arabic Pidgins”

Andrei A. Avram, University of Bucharest

■ “On Mhallami Arabic Features Inferred from an Oral Text”.

Gabriel Biţună, University of Bucharest

■ “Limitations of Automatic Translations Google Translate”.

Andra Dodiţă, University of Bucharest

■ “Evolution of a Western loan word in Arabic: (I)frang and its derivatives”.

Ioana Feodorov, Institute for Southeast European Studies, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest

■ “Building a New Literary Construct through Intercultural Negotiation (Illustration: the ‘Suspended Odes’)”.

Rodica Firănescu, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

■ “Siirti Arabic in Written Sources: A Collection of Proverbs”.

George Grigore, University of Bucharest

■ “On some aspects of the Tunisian Arabic verbal system”.

Giuliano Mion, G. D’Annunzio University, Pescara, Italy

■ “Sacred Topography and Symbolic Legitimation in the Hagiography of Hacı Bektaş Veli”.

Luminiţa Munteanu, University of Bucharest

■ “From City Walls to Facebook Walls. The Cybernatization of Urban Territoriality in the Graffiti of the Arab Spring”.

Georgiana Nicoarea, University of Bucharest

■ “Conceptual Metaphor and Arab Philological Reflections on Metaphor and Figurative Speech”.

Ovidiu Pietrăreanu, University of Bucharest

■ “Some Considerations on the Translation of the Term of Address ’ustād in Naguib Mahfouz’s Novels”.

Corina Postolache, University of Bucharest

■ “Problem of Arabic Sufi Texts Interpretation”.

Ruzana Pskhu, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow

■  “Stereotypes about Islam and media intellectuals’ discourse after 9/11”.

Laura Sitaru, University of Bucharest

■ “The Proto-Semitic ’l. Some of its Hypostases in Modern Arabic”.

Christian Tămaş, „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi.

■ “On Sounds and Silence in Ibn Sīnā’s  Rasā’il fī ’asrār al-mašriqiyya

Grete Tartler, University of Bucharest

■ “Cross-cultural Awareness and Readability: Teaching Arabic Literature in Romania”.

Irina Vainovski-Mihai, „Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, Bucharest