Faculty of Humanities / Department of Romance and Latin American Studies
Dr. Aldina Quintana
ד''ר אלדינה קינטנה

Aldina Quintana

Address:           Romance and Latin American Studies
                         Room 6505
                         Faculty of Humanities
                         Mount Scopus Campus

                         Jerusalem 91905

Phone:              02-5883873

E-mail:
             
Aldina.Quintana@huji.ac.il

Areas of research
- Spanish Language
- Sephardic Language and Literature (Judeo-Spanish, Ladino)
- Historical Linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Variational Linguistics
- Language in the context of Migration
- Endangered Languages
- Language of mourning in Spanish

Research projects

2007-2012: Associate Collaborator in the Project "Los sefardíes ante sí mismos y sus relaciones con España I y II", PI Prof. Paloma Díaz-Mas, CSIC (Madrid), Spanish Ministry of Science and Development, Grant HUM2006-03050/FILO and FFI12009-07026/FILO.

2008
- 2009: PI "The Sephardim - Through Their Own Eyes and Their Relationship wiht the Spanish Language I", Mobility Program of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Development, Grant SB2006-0005.

2009: PI "The Sephardim - Through Their Own Eyes and Their Relationship wiht the Spanish Language II", Spanish Ministry of Science and Development, Grant SB2006-0005, European Union "Juan de la Cierva" Program. 

2010- : PI "From Old Spanish to Judeo-Spanish: Formation of New Linguistic Varieties Not Subjected to Standardizing Pressure in the Context of Migration (16th-17th Centuries)", La Lettre Sepharade and Israel Siences Foundation (ISF), Grant 473/11.


List of courses (academic year 2013-2014)
27418 Introduction to Romance Languages
27432 Topics in Spanish Sociolinguistics
27433 Introduction to the Structure of Modern Spanish
24437 Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) - Language and Culture
29090 Introduction to Spanish Medieval Literature
27650 Modalities in Modern Spanish in America and rest of the World
29911 Sex, drugs and rock-and-roll in the Spanish transition (1973-1986)

Curriculum vitae

Publications

"...la langue est la représentation fidèle du génie des peuples,
l`expression de leur caractère,
la révélation de leur existence intime
..."
Jules Michelet, fundador de la historiografía francesa (1823)

[ Create the file ]"...language is the archives of history..."
Ralph Waldo Emerson, filósofo (1844)

"Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt"
(´The limits of my language mean the limits of my world`)
Ludwig Wittgenstein, filósofo (1922)

"Un lengua es la suma de las posibilidades de hablarla"
Eugenio Coseriu, lingüista y filólogo (1991)

"A veces, la lengua es la consecuencia de nuestros actos; pero
en otras ocasiones le corresponde a ella influir en nuestras ideas
"
Álex Grijelmo, escritor y periodista (2004)



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