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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Rich Cole Abstract This article examines Claude McKay’s 1928 journey to Africa under colonial occupation and uncovers how these true events partly inspired his late work of expatriate fiction, Romance in Marseille . By bringing together migration studies with literary history, the article...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 25–27.
Published: 01 October 2018
...David Sartorius Abstract This essay reflects on the materiality of migration with a focus on passports and other kinds of documentary permissions for travel. It argues that throughout the history of the Americas passports have acquired meanings exceeding contemporary associations with national...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
... These migration patterns, routes of power, and forces of exploitation moving along with unaccompanied minors warrant studies from various researchers and experts in numerous fields and across geographies. This juncture also merits new questions on mobility, the presence of children, and their restrictive US...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of Latinx peoples remind us that living in the United States at any period has always been a struggle, survival, migration, and returns. It’s been one of anonymity and targeted identification, crossings and dislocations, affirmations and negations, translations and transnationalisms—all under the weight...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 5–7.
Published: 01 October 2018
... : Palgrave , 2015 . Poblete Juan . “ The Transnational Turn .” In New Approaches to Latin American Studies: Culture and Power , edited by Poblete Juan , 32 – 49 . London : Routledge , 2017 . When the study of transnationalism began—in works such as Roger Rouse’s “Mexican Migration...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 92–105.
Published: 01 October 2022
... . Lincoln David . “ Beyond the Plantation: Mauritius in the Global Division of Labour .” Journal of Modern African Studies 44 , no. 1 ( 2006 ): 59 – 78 . Lincoln David . “ Migration and Development in Contemporary Mauritius .” Southern African Migration Programme , policy brief no. 27...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 166–180.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ( 2002 ): 127 – 44 . Cooper Wayne F. Claude McKay: Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 1987 . Das Smita . “ Subjecting Pleasure: Claude McKay’s Narratives of Transracial Desire .” Journal of Black Studies 44 , no. 7...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... territorial dispossession, migration, and revolution? This essay examines the contributions of border Mexicans to La crónica , an influential Laredo, Texas, newspaper that appeared at least from 1910 to 1914. These “borderlands letrados ” engaged the Mexican nation from positions of opposition during...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 April 2020
... rural-urban migrations, industrialization, and market circulation of modern technologies. As an anthropologist, he studied ways in which Andean communities embraced modern technologies (such as concerts in urban settings and radio broadcasting) to produce and distribute their cultural artifacts while...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., like the silt displaced by the river, are forced to migrate to other cities. These islands are also located in a strategic position that antagonizes the domain of Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital, in economic and geopolitical terms and therefore the entire national structure. This antagonism...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Nicole Marie Gervasio Abstract This essay identifies a major blind spot in comparative memory studies despite the field’s recent “transcultural” turn: the danger of earmarking select globally recognized atrocities—specifically, the Holocaust, transatlantic slavery, and the Rwandan genocide...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
... borders and narratives. For this reason and for its political urgency, Latinx studies needs to maintain recourse to the US nation, despite the field necessarily operating as methodologically transnational. The people and objects that make up latinidad (a more recent and elastic idea, as Marta Caminero...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 143–150.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... In her work on “migrations” of Holocaust memory, building on Hirsch’s work, Sanyal argues that the aim is “not to singularize the Holocaust as the paradigm of historical trauma, but rather to connect its memory with other memories of atrocity, often through a focus on the complicities between...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of copyright policy. Port cities constituted a hydroborder, which had important implications for how books came to be defined, regarded, and classified. 18 The study of the maritime boundary-making of colonial states in the British Empire has shown the border’s seminal function in terms of creating...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
... categories: “Aliens [marine microbial realms inaccessible to prosthetic-free human experience] are life forms whose place in our forms of life is yet to be determined.” 3 Though often these genetic and microbial discoveries are commodified on behalf of corporations, in the hands of science studies...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 249–251.
Published: 01 March 2013
... on Virginia Woolf). The second is race, cultural studies, and visuality. Most recently, she has published Signs o f the Times: The Visual Politics o f Jim Crow (2010), which charts the cultural history of segregation signs through their mediation by pho­ tography. Her current project examines maternal elegies...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a n d S t e p h e n R a c h m a n F rom its beginnings in the late 1960s through its emergence in the 1990s and early 2 0 0 0 s as a fully-fledged m ulti-national movem ent, the field of global indigenous studies has always been concerned w ith the particularities of place, memory, and the past.1...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 58–72.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to narratives of “damage” in queer studies are often confronted with the urge “to resist damage and affirm queer existence” ( Feeling Backward , 3 ). In Love’s account, only by facing the damage of the past and recognizing “the persistence of the past in the present” (19) can we truly do the work of queer...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Erin E. Sweany Abstract While many areas of scholarship are already well into critical examinations of their global turns, one area that is not is the study of early medieval medicine. The number of global comparative approaches for this corpus are few and limited in scope, but this is an ideal...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 153–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Kyle Whyte Copyright © 2017 Regents of the University of Colorado 2017 In d i g e n o u s C l i m a t e C hange Studies: INDIGENIZING FUTURES, D ecolonizing the A nth r o po c en e Kyle W hyte In tro d u c tio n Indigenous and allied scholars, knowledge keepers, scientists, learners, change...