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Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... footing with European allies and rivals and allowed them to successfully sustain their challenge to Spanish authorities. By emphasizing indigenous mobility, multilingualism, technological capacity, and political autonomy, the chapter challenges cartographic fictions of territorial control embedded in...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-141
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... and Member multilingualism Mother States Languageand inat allunesco fields Day beHeadquarters. of observed competence on 21 and February that the every proposed year Explanatory Note Considering that languages are at the very heart of unesco’s objectives and thatour tangiblethey are and...
Published: 15 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387589-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8758-9
... di√erence: if not at least two or three languages are involved, the work is often described (as it is by some of my friends and colleagues in the profession) as ‘‘not comparativist What are the implications of this prerequisite multilingualism? Al- though, having always worked in di...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379829-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7982-9
... surprises, or even jarring notes, so much the better. Signposts: indicators of possible itineraries. Christine Brooke-Rose, a multilingual literary theorist and (to borrow a phrase from her) " 'poetic' (exploring, rigorous)" novelist, points out some of the diverse meanings and implications of...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384199-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
... complement each other. In his recent ‘‘For a Multilingual Turn in American Studies’’ and his long-term project to republish non-English language works of U.S. literature, Werner Sollors has argued persuasively for the study of U.S. culture as a polylingual as well as multicultural discipline.∞ Despite the...
Published: 30 September 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9290-3
... multilingual publicity and applications process for the Durable Inequalities program, which garnered scores of fascinating appli- cants from across the globe. At the center of this collective learning experience were six interdisciplin- ary visiting scholars: Jeanine Anderson (Pontificia Universidad...
Published: 13 September 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8860-9
... is the found- ing senior editor of Traces (1996–2003), a multilingual journal of cultural theory and translation, which is published in English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. He is the author of Translation and Subjectivity and the coeditor of The Deconstruction of...
... footing with European allies and rivals and allowed them to successfully sustain their challenge to Spanish authorities. By emphasizing indigenous mobility, multilingualism, technological capacity, and political autonomy, the chapter challenges cartographic fictions of territorial control embedded in...
... versions of a single ideal. This purity greatly belied the multiethnic, multilingual, and heterogeneous na- ture of central Mexican culture in the century before the Spanish conquest. The sage so described was also idealized from the perspective of people who had already undergone fifty years of...
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By Rey Chow
Published: 15 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387589-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8758-9
..., European modernity in, 81–82, 89; 90; on ‘‘imagined communities 88 writers of, 82 Anglo-American academy, 58; area agency: French theory and, 18; of intel- studies in, 15; deconstruction in, 16; lectual change, 20; in modern Afri- multilingualism in, 73; poststructur- can...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
... enriches the debate over emphasizing the significance of multilingualism, diglossia, and, what is perhaps more decisive, the rejec- tion or assimilation of orality and writing. Beneath these intercultural dynamics remains the fact—which also should certainly be a topic of reflection and debate—of the...
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By Doris Sommer
Published: 17 March 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8579-0
... many. Bilingualism over- loads mono systems, and multilingualism does it more. But in principle bi- and multilingualism make similar mischief with meaning. The underlying goal of thinking about these...
Published: 01 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393498-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9349-8
..., hybrid, mestizaje, the conjunction of three or more linguistic, cultural, or visual traditions. One thing is certain, American cultures are heteroge- neous, eclectic, and pluralistic. If the modern and the contemporary in culture and art are identified by a multifaceted and multilingual nature...
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By Laura Lomas
Published: 12 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389415-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8941-5
... de la Concep- multiculturalism, 157–60, 270 ción Valdés), 205–6 multilingualism, 162, 168 Poe, Edgar Allan, 4, 100, 105 Mundo Nuevo, El, /La América ‘‘poeta Walt Whitman, El’’ (Mart Ilustrada, 87–89 178–86 Porter, Carolyn, 32...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7398-8
... accurate understanding of Pacific history. To do so we must pursue multilingual and more nearly multicultural processes that are appropriate to the challenge. Obviously we in Hawai'i today are in transition. We are variously living inside of- or in proximity to-an indigenous...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... Jews in the Ottoman Empire is, among other things, a fascinating case study in cosmopolitan cultural contact, multilingualism, and cultural retention. When I was twelve, my mother and I left Mexico City and embarked on a long bus ride back to California, where my grandparents had since retired...
Published: 01 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9300-9
... period, the state implemented an au- thoritarian syncretic Westernization program that attempted to modernize and secularize the multicultural, multilingual, and multiethnic Iranians into a homogenous modern nation. Cinematic representations of a fast modern- izing Iran in...
Published: 26 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9301-6
... his rule, the first Pahlavi period, the state implemented an au- thoritarian syncretic Westernization program that attempted to modernize and secularize the multicultural, multilingual, and multiethnic Iranians into a homogenous modern nation. Cinematic representations of a fast...