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dc.creatorRacz, Krisztina
dc.date.accessioned2023-11-13T13:14:46Z
dc.date.available2023-11-13T13:14:46Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.urihttp://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3182
dc.description.abstractThe presentation and the paper aim at exploring forms of localized identities among Hungarian speakers in Vojvodina, Serbia through the discourse analysis of two Facebook pages. The two pages, whose titles can roughly be translated as Auntie Ilonka and University in Front of the Store, circulate content in the form of memes that build on a rural Vojvodinian Hungarian identity. Using a vernacular that is both rural, stigmatized as “peasant”, “uneducated” and “incorrect” and hybridized with Serbian phrases, the two pages mimic the form and the content elderly people in Hungarian villages in Serbia use in their speech. Yet, I argue, the aim of the pages is not mere mockery, but the memes and the numerous comments under them serve to recreate an imaginary home for the participants. The need for this recreation emerge as a result of social change in Vojvodina Hungarian society. First, it follows a generational shift, because few of younger and middle-aged Hungarians from Vojvodina still use the dialect captured in the Facebook pages. Second, the vernacular used in the memes is also class-based, and vanishing with urbanization and the social mobility of the younger generation. Third, the loss of the dialect and the cultural references in the Facebook pages is connected to a demographic change: as Hungarians from Vojvodina have been leaving the region in large numbers in the past decades, fora such as Auntie Ilonka and University in Front of the Store are becoming a virtual space of identity, home and nostalgia.sr
dc.language.isoensr
dc.relation"info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/MESTD/inst-2020/200025/RS//"sr
dc.rightsopenAccesssr
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.sourceRural and Small-town Communities: Local Heritage and Identities in an Urbanising Worldsr
dc.titleVisiting Auntie Ilonka: Virtual Homecoming to a Vojvodina Hungarian Villagesr
dc.typeconferenceObjectsr
dc.rights.licenseBYsr
dc.description.otherKonferenciju je organizovao Univerzitet Sedertorn, Stokholm, Švedskasr
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionsr
dc.identifier.fulltexthttp://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/bitstream/id/10948/bitstream_10948.pdf
dc.identifier.rcubhttps://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3182


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