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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 October 2020
... cosmopolitanisms. Recent essays by Nasia Anam, Marissia Fragkou, and Dominic Thomas all stress the importance of telling migration stories from the perspective of the migrants themselves. They each trace the path of a different diaspora (Muslim, Balkan, and African) and in so doing demonstrate how an ethnocentric...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 April 2020
... on the professionalization of literary writing, as well as the impact of commodification on Indigenous migrants in Chimbote. This article draws parallels between the diarist Arguedas (who defines himself as a nonprofessional writer attached to Indigenous cultures), the fishing entrepreneur Braschi (a mythical figure...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 5–7.
Published: 01 October 2018
... to a transterritory established by the physical, cultural, and imaginative labor of migrants connecting two such spaces, beyond the boundaries of one nation-state. Transnationalism, as a field of studies, has focused on these dynamics. Here they are used to address the question of a possible transnational politics...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
... admissibility. The essay explores how the Northern Triangle’s minor—the outré LatinX child—is made into the word on bureaucratic paper. It probes a genealogy of temporary American beginnings and delves into the expulsed Central American child as a newcomer, a migrant, and the beginning of something else...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of collective histories and political conditions with the individualized experience of migrants, often challenging the ethnonationalist discourses that pervade today’s mediascape. Three recent essays on this topic—Nasia Anam’s “The Migrant as Colonist: Dystopia and Apocalypse in the Literature of Mass...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 187–189.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Charlotte Sussman Copyright © 2020 Regents of the University of Colorado 2020 Works Cited Anam Nasia . “ The Migrant as Colonist: Dystopia and Apocalypse in the Literature of Mass Migration .” ASAP/Journal 3 , no. 3 ( 2018 ): 653 – 77 . muse.jhu.edu/article/711837 . doi.org...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 25–27.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., and to notice how meaningful state-issued identity documents became in both cases. The politics of papers encompass everything from state border policing and the surveillance of individuals to migrant subjectivities and survival strategies to thorny questions of language and terminology. Fourteen years...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... asserts the similarities of the situations faced by Mexican-Americans and Mexican (im)migrants, and insists on infusing his critiques of the issues that bind them with the history of imperial conquest, he does not lose sight of the local parameters of the nation-based projects that most immediately affect...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 28–43.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that the degrading treatment of Mexican immigrants and migrant workers at border inspection stations has had on Latinx identity in the borderlands, evident in the ways by which borderland biopolitics permeate two fictional accounts of Mexican-American subjectivity: Paredes’s George Washington Gómez and González...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 180–181.
Published: 01 October 2020
... at www.colorado.edu/english-language-notes/read . With this in mind, I have chosen for examination in this inaugural issue of “Of Note” three essays on just such an idea: migration and literature. The essays include Nasia Anam’s “The Migrant as Colonist: Dystopia and Apocalypse in the Literature of Mass Migration...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
... threatened to destroy global lines of solidarity between workers—many of whom also identified as colonial subjects of empire. Nandita Sharma elaborates on the pattern of immigration controls designed to separate “nationals from migrants,” observing that implementing tactics of national belonging “became...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2018
... at the August 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, closes the first section. Combined, the pieces foreground the very processes of abjectification that Latinx bodies endure under the signs of citizenship, legality, and naturalization. Migrant bodies are marked bodies, X’s already X’d out—often through...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 116–128.
Published: 01 April 2019
...,” 12 the onset of “petromodernity,” 13 precarious migrant labor, the production of civil conflicts, 14 commodity capitalism stitched together by huge communication and transportation networks, and new, extraterritorial zones of free trade. As the architectural theorist Keller Easterling has...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
... (if very shifty) of the nation even if it wants to bypass its demands” (762). 4 Caminero-Santangelo, On Latinidad . 5 Others have argued for the hemispheric origins of Latino studies, for instance, Lopez, Chicano Nations ; Coronado, World Not to Come ; Camacho, Migrant Imaginaries...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and Networks of Rural-Urban Migrants in The Fox from Up Above and the Fox from Down Below (1971), by José María Arguedas,” discusses the representation of Indigenous-inspired authorial figures in Arguedas’s novel about the highland rural migrants in the coastal city of Chimbote, Peru. A bicultural...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 38–57.
Published: 01 April 2021
... months; besides, they might be held for an indefinite length of time before being brought to trial” ( RM , 99). A whole new level of cruelty is added by the difficulty of “see[ing] a prisoner in jail unless one was a relative” ( RM , 97), making uprooted single migrants such as Lafala and Babel...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 April 2021
... migrant lives in the transatlantic world. In particular, it is the corporation’s increasingly global reach into already existing systems of surveillance—from migration checks at national borders to social surveillance among more local interests in Marseille and New York—that constrain Romance ’s...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... Pray for us, Master Darío, cover our smallness with devotion and free us from so much Jew, from so much swine, from so much bourgeois.] 38 The “us” of the poem refers to poets, but the poem’s depiction of Darío as a patron saint for wandering sufferers seems apt also for the migrant...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Medieval Sovereignties,” organized by Mo Pareles, Robert Rouse, and Wallace Cleaves (Tongva), and “We’re All Migrants, What Now? Borders and Indigeneity in the Middle Ages and Today,” organized by Dongwon Esther Kim and Kathryn Maude, both presented at the 2019 IONA Conference, Seafaring ; Marjorie...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the laborer at sea, with Feinsod identifying “a historically specific global corpus of interwar fictions, all written between 1922 and 1934, that sought to write stateless dockworkers, coalers, ordinary seamen, wharf rats, and migrant laborers into the discourse of globalization.” 41 Separately...