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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Leah Feldman Two types of translation dominated the social sphere of the Bolshevik revolution and civil war at the beginning of the twentieth century: the translation of diverse languages in the multilingual empire and a Marxist-Leninist linguistic turn that emphasized the role of dialectical...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 February 2021
... 2021 philology deconstruction linguistic diversity Wilhelm von Humboldt race References Aikhenvald Alexandra Y. Dixon R. M. W. , eds. 2001 . Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics . New York : Oxford University Press . Alter...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... excessively diverse, too richly multilingual. For Hariśchandra, the revolution could not spring from this linguistic diversity; it had to be ordered and disciplined by the people themselves. In these post- 1857 texts—the Hunter Commission (1882), the Ballia speech (1883), Pincott’s...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 107–121.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of this problem. In his view, even though medievalists were aware that the national language model did not work in premodern Europe and that linguistic diversity in medieval Europe countered hegemonic linguistic-national formations like “English,” “medievalists simply hadn't the time to learn those languages...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 123–144.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and inclusive conceptualization of the discipline. These efforts were perceived as threatening—and so were the advocates. This essay offers an account of their “diversity work,” which the author theorizes through Sara Ahmed's critical frameworks, in order to share the greatest lesson they learned: aside from...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 207–216.
Published: 01 August 2001
... is that in spite of tremendous linguistic difference and diversity among those populations from Africa enslaved in the course of four hundred years, and the subse- quent increased diversity of language and custom in their constitutive dis- persal throughout the Western hemisphere, in spite of considerable...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... reality check into the public discourse. How do we ensure the critical intelligence of the concept, which, after all, has had a presence in the work of so diverse a set of critical thinkers as Marx and Engels, Erich Auerbach and Edward Said, Franco Moretti and David Damrosch...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 145–169.
Published: 01 November 2023
...” says little about the intra-epistemic difference between cognition and knowledge; rather, as befits its title, it concerns itself with the logic of linguistic diversity. What Benjamin emphasizes, above all, is that the multeity of language, “like that of peoples,” is essential; under no condition...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
...- anteeing against the slipperiness of undecidability and ironic performance. This desire for sincerity anticipates stable character subjects who keep their promises and who will not disappear when your back is turned. How- . See Seyla Benhabib, The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 August 2023
... linguistic structure that is tethered to a white and male-dominated English literary canon. However diverse the reading list, these courses ultimately circle back to English, even if only in the linguistic form in which their global medieval texts are delivered to students or, because of the nature of major...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 223–249.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Catalonia? Is Catalonia's political, linguistic, and cultural status of marginalization within Spain, both historically and at the present moment, an impediment to our seeing the possible political dangers for the future of a Catalan nation should nationalists succeed in their fight for independence (which...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Robert . 1992 . Linguistic Imperialism . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Pietsch Tamson . 2013 . Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World . Manchester : Manchester University Press . Piller Ingrid Cho Jinhyun . 2015 . “ Neoliberalism...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., producing an ecology of music and sound that reaffirms the term and, along with it, a multicultural account of diversity that takes the Western notion of culture as a viable concept for all peoples. This essay, rather, seeks to acknowledge a historical lineage of ethnomusicology and its relation...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the past had relied could no longer be taken for granted. Confronted by the actual comprehension skills of the socially, eth- nically, and linguistically diverse “mass reader,” on the one hand, and the ideological demands of the time, on the other, the practitioners of the new Soviet literature...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 August 2019
...: In Memoriam . Oakland, CA : University of California (System) Academic Senate . McNaughton James C. 2006 . Nisei Linguists: Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service during World War II . Washington, DC : Department of the Army . Mercado Stephen C. 2010 . Review...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the intellectual and ethical project of CPT, as we will see. To some extent, this conclusion is counterintuitive, since it runs against the grain of some of the most powerful and convincing attempts to model political legiti- macy today, “in an age of diversity.”6 In fact, then, a rather fundamental...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 171–194.
Published: 01 November 2023
....” Rather than keeping languages separate and pure, such poetry may allow one language to “rework . . . another.” Engaging “with diverse linguistic codes in ways that are context-dependent,” translingual poetry may display “a range of competencies” rather than full parallel masteries (here she might...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 February 2021
... . 1987 . The History . Translated by Grene David . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Jakobson Roman . 1966 . “ On Linguistic Aspects of Translation .” In On Translation , edited by Brower Reuben A. , 232 – 39 . New York : Oxford University Press . Slater Avery...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Chinese writing system and adopt Esperanto.”45 Anarchists and universalists boasted to one another of the equality, interchange, and disarmament that their perspective on language entailed, but it led to a negation of linguistic diversity and cultural difference, with the latter being...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
... mandate of self-conscious self-assertion in order to explore the readymade potential of the “uncreative.” They resort to a diverse variety of antiexpressive, antidiscursive strategies (including the use of forced rules, random words, copied texts, boring ideas, and even cyborg tools), doing so in order...