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7th Macedonian-North American Conference on Macedonian Studies

University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

November 5-8, 2009

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Thursday – November 5, 2009

Welcome and Opening: Jane Hacking (University of Utah) and Victor Friedman (University of Chicago)

Session 1: Victor Friedman, Chair

Karanfilovski, Maksim (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Za nekoi funkcii na imperativot vo makedonskiot jazik i vo drugite slovenski jazici

Browne, Wayles (Cornell University): Asymmetrical Learnability and Decisions in Standardization: The Bulgarian and Macedonian Case (listen) (view handout)

Session 2: Christina Kramer, Chair

Friedman, Victor (University of Chicago): Balkanskiot lingvistichki sojuz vo Makedonija denes (listen)

Markovikj, Marjan (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Zamenkite vo aromanskiot ohridski govor (formi i funkcii) (listen)

Dombrowski, Andrew (University of Chicago): On Vowel Contraction in Macedonian (view handout) (view presentation)

Sesison 3: Jane Hacking, Chair

Prendergast, Eric (UC-Berkeley): Pragmatic Dimensions of Macedonian Object Reduplication (download paper) (view presentation)

Petroska, Elena (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Markers of Evidentiality in Macedonian (listen)

Fielder, Grace (University of Arizona): Authenticity and Sociolinguistics of Macedonian

Session 4: Grace Fielder, Chair

Makarijoska, Liljana (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Tugjojazichnite vlijanija vrz makedonskiot leksichki sistem (sovremeni sostojbi)

Kramer, Christina (University of Toronto): Riddles from the Archives (listen)

Veljanovska, Katerina (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Frazemite vo jazikot na mediumite (listen)

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Victor Friedman (University of Chicago) and Emilija Crvenkovska (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Promotion of the Zbornik na VI Makedonsko-severnoamerikanska konferencija za makedonistika (listen)

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Friday – November 6, 2009

Session 5: Elena Petroska, Chair

Crvenkovska, Emilija (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Jazikot na crkovnoslovenskite zapisi od Makedonija vo vremeto od Vizantiskata Imperija do Osmanliskata Imperija (listen)

Darden, Bill (University of Chicago): Greek Articles vs. Slavic Relatives in the Strumichki (Makedonski) Apostol and Other Early Slavic Texts (listen)

Session 6: Loring Danforth, Chair

Neofotistos, Vasiliki (SUNY-Buffalo): Alexander the Great and Mythic Homelands

Graan, Andrew (University of Chicago): On Doing Nothing: Epidemic Unemployment and Urban Sociality in Skopje, Macedonia (listen)

Sesison 7: Vasiliki Neofotistos, Chair

Shashko, Philip (UW-Milwaukee): Tasos  Kostopoulos on  Macedonia and the Slavs in Greece: When a Forbidden Language Speaks Truth to Power

Nastovski, Katherine (York University): Between Nationalism and Solidarity: Assessing the KKE’s Post-War Positioning of the Macedonian National Liberation Struggle

Session 8: Philip Shashko, Chair

Danforth, Loring (Bates College): Refugee Children from the Greek Civil War (listen)

Rossova, Mary: From Trnaa to Toronto: The Life Story of a Dete Begalec

Dimitriou, Traian: A Macedonian Child in a Greek Technical School (listen)

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Saturday – November 7, 2009

Session 9: Masha Belyavski Frank, Chair

Seraphinoff,  Michael: The Life and Art of Atanas Kolarovski, A Master Performer and Teacher of Macedonian Folk Dance (watch and listen)

Jakimovska-Toshich, Maja (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Medieval Route of the Secret Book (listen) (dowload  paper) (view presentation) (watch video)

Plevnes, Jordan: Makedonsko-amerikanskite teatarski mostovi (listen)

Session 10: Michael Seraphinoff, Chair

Georgievska-Jakovleva, Loreta (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Makedonskiot roman i procesite na tranzicija (watch and listen)

Belyavski-Frank, Masha (DePauw University): Roast Lamb and Rakiya: Motifs of Food and Drink in Contemporary Macedonian Short Stories (listen)

Kapusevska-Drakulevska, Lidija (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University): Vavilonsko sharenilo na glasovi (makedonskata literatura vo periodot na tranzicija) (listen)

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Closing Remarks: Jane Hacking, Christina Kramer and Victor Friedman (listen)