Language and literature


"Valencian language: Genuineism and self-hatred" by Antoni Fontelles

In the first lecture of Module C of the Valencian Culture Course, the researcher Toni Fontelles will tackle a very topical topic in the field of the Valencian language: Genuineism and self-hatred.

The conference will take place this Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the GAV headquarters, at Calle Julián Peña, 3 de Valencia.

Announcement of the Lluïs Alcanyis and Manuela Solis Claràs awards

The Institute of Valencian Studies announces the announcement of two new prizes within the Valencian cultural world: the Lluïs Alcanyis Research Prize and the Manuela Soiís Claras Creation Prize.

These awards want to be a tribute to those leading figures of Valencian history, promote research and creation in the Valencian language.

Using the uppercase and lowercase letters in the Valencian language

The Language and Literature Section of the Institute of Valencian Studies publishes the work of its member Antoni Fontelles Fontestad. This work, entitled L'us de les mayuscules i minuscules en la llengua valenciana, is a linguistic study that deals with how Valencians should use uppercase and lowercase letters in the Valencian language.

In the publications section, the complete work is available for anyone interested in making inquiries and a paper summary has also been published. The paper edition is intended to be a quick reference file for the most common questions.



European Day of Languages

One more year, on the occasion of the European Day of Languages, the Institute of Valencian Studies and the Aragonese Center of Valencia organizes a cultural meeting where poems and folktales will be read; among others, the Aragonese, Provencal, Valencian and Neapolitan languages ​​will be represented. This third edition has the presence of Massimiliano Verde, president of the Napolitana Academy, who will read some poems in Neapolitan.

Neapolitan language. Universal cultural heritage at risk

Brief description of the history of the Neapolitan language and culture. Contributions of Neapolitan culture to Western civilization. Current situation of the Neapolitan language in southern Italy. Book written in Spanish, in the Valencian language and in the Neapolitan language.


Language and literature