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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 104–122.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Mona Bhan; Mohamad Junaid; Hafsa Kanjwal Abstract This roundtable discusses the future of research in critical Kashmir studies through a close consideration of questions of power, ethics, and positionality that have come to the fore in recent years. mobhan@syr.edu mohamad.junaid@mcla.edu...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 April 2022
...; and “Thinking through the Pandemic: A Symposium”—explore the multifarious and multidimensional nature of the COVID-19 pandemic across different planes of human existence. The pandemic has influenced a change in the perception of history and of the ways humans perceive themselves and their positionality...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 225–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... a life beset by hardship, loss, and persecution. While the depth of records that Dunbar mines is not available to Newman, he offers a glimpse into the complexity of urban servitude in eighteenth-century London by weaving together documentary fragments. His acknowledgment of his positionality...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of research in critical Kashmir studies through a close consideration of questions of power, ethics, and positionality that have come to the fore lately. Beginning with a discussion of their own complex positionalities, Bhan, Junaid, and Kanjwal detail how their own locations have shaped their scholarly...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 October 2021
... as a model of postmodern subjectivity by virtue of his shifting positionality in relation to the technologies that have become part and parcel of modern life. It then traces how his technological obsession gradually gives way to a dangerous desire for intimacy with the feminine, animal other. In doing so...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 69–91.
Published: 01 October 2022
... seen—or pilloried—as the poster child for liberal humanism. His lightly ironic narrative tone and tendency to downplay his own uncomfortable positionality open his work to such criticism. However, the records he kept of El-Adl point to a deeper, humbler, stringently honest humanism. His experiences...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and to attempt to solidify human positionality in measurable terms. Mishuana Goeman calls this process “colonial spatialization,” or the “nationalist discourses that ensconce a social and cultural sphere, stake a claim to people, and territorialize the physical landscape by manufacturing categories...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and leaves over the course of the novel.” The “in-between positionality” of Aslima—both courtesan and true lover, Arab and African, faithfully Islamic and constitutionally secular—personifies what Cheema describes as “the trans-Mediterranean diaspora that linked Iberia and North Africa from the eighth...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2012
... ophobic politics."7 Nikki Sullivan makes a sim i­ lar point; invoking David Halperin, she asserts, "since queer is a positionality rather than an identity in the humanist sense, it is not restricted to gays and lesbians, but can be taken up by anyone w ho feels marginalized as a result of the sexual...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 October 2018
... categories, gender, and authenticity in the nineteenth-century borderlands. The nearly successful transformation of Peralta-Reavis from a poor, mixed-race, illegitimate child into a wealthy Spanish baroness is a testament to the unstable positionality of late nineteenth-century Latinx people in general...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... ry he had o rig in a lly set out to assess from an im passioned, but critica l distance. Thus, throu gh th is nuanced m ethod o f reflexive analysis, he traces how the postcolonial object is m ed i­ ated by the positionality of the critic, a double bind seen to structure dissent-as-praxis. Finally...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 166–180.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the diasporic figure of Aslima, the Moroccan sex worker whom Lafala loves and leaves over the course of the novel. 4 In this essay I read Aslima’s in-between positionality in Marseille through the framework of trans-Mediterranean diaspora linking Iberia and North Africa from the eighth-century Islamicate...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 October 2023
... positionality, and there is agonizing and painstaking self-reflection all the time. We need to think about who we are in our research. Why is it that I’m in the United States doing research on Kashmir? Why isn’t it possible for me to be in Kashmir doing Kashmiri research? I have been here almost twenty years...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 119–136.
Published: 01 September 2015
... manuals between the Com positiones variae and Cennino Cennini's II Libro dell'arte (ca. 1390), which is o f course not surprising.54 But we also find s im ­ ilar instructions and references to gold leaf in painting in treatises on m inerals and metals, indicating a shared interest in the m aterial...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., "The Fantastic Trajectory," 51-52. 33"The Place o f Marginal Positionality: Legacies of Japanese Anti-M odernity," in Consuming Bodies: Sex and Contemporary Japanese Art, ed. Fran Lloyd (New York: Reaktion, 2004), 144. 34 "[W akam atsu] demonstrates that the youth are unable to find meaning in u ltra-left...