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Diaspora Eguna Mintzagai

Basque Diaspora
Eguna Conversation

Euskal Ikasketak Mintzagai is intended to generate conversation and inspire innovative collaboration in Basque Studies.

2nd Annual Virtual Global Conference

NOIZ/when: Thursday Sept. 8, 2022 Diaspora Eguna
8:00 Boise (MST) / 11:00 Buenos Aires / 16:00 Euskadi

ZER/what: We invite scholars from around the world who study all aspects of Basque culture to join this 2022 academic conversation.

NOLA/how: online via Zoom (link provided soon) and the agenda will be posted here by Sept. 1st

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Previous Euskal Ikasketak Mintzagai: Sept. 8, 2021:

PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS 2021:
> Boise State Basque Studies – Nere Lete & Ziortza Gandarias
> Basque Communities Abroad: Basque Government – Gorka Alvarez & Benan Oregi
> Buber.net – Blas Uberuaga
> University of the Basque Country – Oskar Alvarez
> Basque Museum & Cultural Center – Annie Gavica
> EuskalKazeta.com Nancy Zubiri
> North American Basque Organizations (NABO) John Ysursa
> Mondragon University – Monika Madinabeita Medrano
> Deusto University – Esti Amorrortu Gomez
> Iker Research Center – Argitxu Camus
> Federacion de Entidades Vascao Argentinas (FEVA) – Pablo Ubierna for Arantxa Anitua
> CONICET (Argentina) – Pablo Ubierna & Julieta Gaztanaga
> Donostia Kultura – Imanol Galdos
> CSUB Institute for Basque Studies – Steven Gamboa & Iker Arranz Otaegui
> Euskalkultura.eus – Joseba Etxarri
> William Douglass Center for Basque Studies (UNR) – Mariann Vaczi
> Tokyo University of Foreign Studies – Sho Hagio
> Etxepare Basque Institute – Garbine Iztueta

PARTICIPATING GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTERS 2021:
-Ander Beristain – “Assessing phonological perception and production in Basque courses around the world: A collaborative approach.”
-Alfonsina Leranoz – “Art and Basque Identity in the Rio de la Plata (1877-1954).”
-Jone Brunelle – “The Preservation of “Basqueness”: How diaspora identity and community are negotiated in Basque diaspora cultural spaces.”
-Ainhoa Urzelai Vicente – “The representation of political-armed conflicts in children’s and youth literature written in Basque.”
-Eneko Tuduri – “Medieval Wall Paintings in the Kingdom of Navarre”
-Mark Diaz – “Friend or Foe: Euskara as a tool of Camaraderie and Manipulation in Victorian Era Los Angeles”
-Nerea Eizagirre – “Joseba Sarrionandia’s Exile: A Contrapuntal Literary Writing”
-Kepa Zelaia – “Study of the Basque press in the Argentine diaspora: 1877-1977”
-Mikel Gómez Gastiasoro – “Araba and the Antillan (Cuban) capital (XIX-XX)”
-Oskia Agirre – “The open access movement in the Basque Country”
-Gianfranco Calzini – “The diffusion of Basque nationalism in Buenos Aires through the ethnic press (1903-1911).”
-Juan C. Luzuriaga – “Basque immigration as an element of cohesion in Uruguay in the second half of the 19th century.”
-Maite Luengo Aguirre – “Looking for New Embodiments: Self, Body and Fiction in the Art and Literature of Female Basque Authors of the 1990s.”
-Amaia Molinet – “Crossborder Basque Cultural Meanings of the North & Southern Basque Country.”
-Kebir Colmenero – “Learning Basque from Native and non-native speakers.” 
-Xabier Iñarra – “Theories concerning the origins of Basque in the 18th-early 19th centuries”
-Claudia Torralba Rubinos – “Simultaneous interpreting with text in the Basque Parliament.”
Inazio Conde Mendoza – “Basque merchants and skippers in the Mediterranean ports in Late Middle Ages.”

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GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTERS. You will have up to 3 minutes (we will be using a timer) to 1) introduce yourself & paste the contact points information listed below in Zoom “chat” tab, 2) state your project title/topic and 3) state your thesis/argument. If you want to present in a language besides English, please include an English translation in the Zoom “chat” or else use a Powerpoint with subtitles.
__Your name & school
__Level of study (are you working on a Masters or PhD)
__Title/topic of your research project
__Your email (so that people can contact you with potential assistance)
[We encourage participants to copy and paste the contact information from Zoom “chat” and consider following up with them.]

INSTITUTION PRESENTERS. You will have up to 5 minutes (we will be using a timer) to 1) verbally introduce yourself and your institution & paste the contact points information listed below in Zoom “chat” tab, 2) what your institution has recently done and/or is currently doing and/or plan soon to do in relation to promoting educational efforts about Basque culture. If you want to present in a language besides English, please include an English translation in the Zoom “chat” or else use a Powerpoint with subtitles.
__Your name(s)
__Name of the institution you are representing
__Title/topic of what you reporting about
__Your email (so that people can contact you to follow-up) and/or website
[We encourage participants to copy and paste the contact information from Zoom “chat” and consider following up with them.]

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