Language

Linguistic Landscape, City, and Campus
14/05/2018 - 08:45 to 15:00
The city and the campus are meeting places for people, languages, and representations of language. The visibility and prominence of these representations create the linguistic landscape. Who create them? For whom do they operate, and why? This discourse moves from top to bottom and back again. To...
English-Only Academe? The Question of the Language of the Humanities and the Social Sciences in Israel
13/03/2018 - 09:30 to 15:00
Israel’s higher education system is becoming increasingly integrated into the international academic community. This process has many positive aspects but also dangerous ramifications. One of those ramifications is the growing rift between scholars and the local society and culture. Israeli...
To Omniscience through Language: Bhartṛhari on Epistemology, Soteriology and Grammar
10/05/2017 - 16:30 to 18:30
The question whether an individual might be capable of having extraordinary cognitions (yogijñāna, yogipratyakṣa) up to the point of knowing everything (omniscience, sarvajñāna) is one of the most gripping problems South Asian philosophy has discussed over time. Although the issue is often examined...
To Omniscience through Language: Bhartṛhari on Epistemology, Soteriology and Grammar
10/05/2017 - 16:30 to 18:30
The question whether an individual might be capable of having extraordinary cognitions (yogijñāna, yogipratyakṣa) up to the point of knowing everything (omniscience, sarvajñāna) is one of the most gripping problems South Asian philosophy has discussed over time. Although the issue is often examined...
To Omniscience through Language: Bhartṛhari on Epistemology, Soteriology and Grammar
10/05/2017 - 16:30 to 18:30
The question whether an individual might be capable of having extraordinary cognitions (yogijñāna, yogipratyakṣa) up to the point of knowing everything (omniscience, sarvajñāna) is one of the most gripping problems South Asian philosophy has discussed over time. Although the issue is often examined...
Arabic in the Israeli Academy: Historical Absence, Current Challenges, and Future Possibilities
This is the first study to examine comprehensively the place and status of Arabic in Israeli academia. Given the place of Arabic in the public sphere in Israel in general, the study examined its status in the academic sphere. As part of this study, the researchers examined the presence—or absence—...
Arabic in Israeli Academia
03/07/2016 - 16:30 to 18:00
For the first time in the history of the Israeli Association for the Study of Language and Society, the main panel of the association’s annual conference will be conducted in Arabic. In this session, representatives of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Sikkuy— the Association for the Advancement of...

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