This volume contains eighteen papers, fully accompanied by notes, bibliography, and an index, delivered at the twelfth British Judeo-Spanish Studies Conference, held in London in the summer of 2001. It covers a wide range of current research by scholars in the United States, Israel, Canada, Brazil, Greece and Spain into the history and contemporary use of the Judeo-Spanish language, into theatre, poetry and other literature produced in pre-Expulsion Spain, by conversos returning to Judaism in the 17th and 18th centuries in London and Amsterdam and in the major centres of Sephardi Jews in Greece and Turkey up to the present time, as well as into recent Judeo-Spanish history.
About the Author
Hilary Pomeroy, Ph.D. Queen Mary, University of London (2001), has chaired the last five Judeo-Spanish Studies conferences. She teaches the culture of the Sephardic Jews at University College London. She has published widely on the Judeo-Spanish ballad. Her latest publication is The Sephardic Ballad Notebook of Halia Isaac Cohen.Michael Alpert, Ph.D. Reading (1974), is Emeritus Professor of the Modern and Contemporary History of Spain at the University of Westminster. His book Secret Judaism and the Spanish Inquisition was published in 2001.
Table of Contents
Contributors include: Samuel G. Armistead; Ángel Berenguer Amador; Jill Kushner Bishop; Rachel Amado Bortnick; Judith R. Cohen; Aléxia Duchowny; Maria Esformes; Aitor García Moreno; Tracy K. Harris; Rivka Havassy; Dora Mancheva; Rena Molho; Matilde Morcillo Rosillo; Ronnie Perelis; Aldina Quintana; Elaine R. Miller; Julia R. Lieberman; Messod Salama.