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positions (2022) 30 (2): 377–407.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Carolyn Areum Choi Abstract The pursuit of overseas English language education by South Korean youth has resulted in a hierarchy of educational destinations, with migrants studying English in the Global North attaining higher cultural capital compared to those learning English in the Global South...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 143–169.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Anna Iskra Abstract Since the late 1990s, China has experienced an explosion of popular interest in English language study. This nationwide “English fever” reflects how, with the global spread of neoliberal doctrines that were gradually adopted by Chinese governments, English was naturalized...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... explores the experiences and aspirations of Korean youth engaged in short-­term migra- tion to Vancouver. There is a growing body of literature on the “promise” that English offers to Korean job seekers; however, few studies go beyond...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 781–808.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Ken Yoshida This is a study of Hanada Kiyoteru, a communist literary and art critic whose position in the world of postwar art criticism has gone relatively unexamined in Japanese studies and art history in English. One of the more aggressive critical figures during the immediate postwar era, he...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 763–792.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and Hmong studies, the Hmong lead actor from Gran Torino , and a Hmong PhD student in English. With special attention to how regimes of gender and sexuality manifest racial and ethnic hierarchy, the piece asks questions about the consequences of hypervisibility for Hmong Americans who have been chronically...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 907–930.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that Matsumoto didn't even know how to tell a story or how to edit a film. Audiences today, however, are quick to accept the playful interventions in narrative form. This interview introduces this filmmaker/scholar who, in many respects, was far ahead of his time, to the English-speaking world. Copyright 2014...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in the English language, ultimately delving into the complex relationships among sex, gender, humanity, and art in contemporary China. References Jia Fangzhou . 2017 . “ Group Consciousness and Individual Spirit in Contemporary Chinese Women’s Art .” Unpublished manuscript ; copy in possession...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 507–526.
Published: 01 August 2017
... History 3 , no. 1 : 63 – 92 . Snell William Joseph . 2007 . “James Cousins and Sherard Vines at Keio University: 1919–20; 1923–28 Part Two.” Hiyoshi Review of English Studies , no. 50 : 43 – 68 . van der Post Laurens . 1963 . The Seed and the Sower . London : Hogarth...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 421–458.
Published: 01 August 1996
... and by minorities in the First World is merely a contingency plan developed in English Studies as a means of surviving the globalized economy and culture without being over- taxed by utopic effluvia emanating out of departments of literature...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 593–647.
Published: 01 May 1999
... the criteria of validity accord- ing to which Japanese production of knowledge in Japanese English studies is evaluated, the only thing they can possibly wish to achieve is merely to imitate British or American scholars of English...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 649–676.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and other major academic centers. In the first instance, teaching English to supplement studying Chinese in China has become a paradoxical feature of Sino-South educational globalization. In the second, having the capacity to speak English is often the only form of social currency that black African...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 555–556.
Published: 01 May 2010
... professor in the Theory Study Office at Beijing Film Academy. His works include Kind Enmity Fire (1991), Hurry Up Train (1992), MASS (2001), and Old Testament (2002). Ding Naifei teaches in the English Department...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and the other nations and diasporas of Southeast Asia. But conversely, Southeast Asian American studies needs the expertise of Southeast Asian studies — how else to read Sacred Vows, published bilingually with Khmer poems set opposite English...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 671–672.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Laura Hyun Yi Kang is assistant professor of women’s studies and English and comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian /American Women (forthcoming...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of Being and “to unground this ‘ ontological logic which came to us from the Greeks’ with a divergent ‘non-logical logic.’ ” It seems only right, then, to introduce Anna Iskra's piece, “Crazy English: Nation Strengthening and the Changing Politics of Neoliberal Selfhood in Reform-Era China...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of Jacques Derrida into Chinese and has translated writings of Paolo Virno and Anne Fagot- Largeault from French into English. Astrid Deuber- Mankowsky is professor of media studies at the Ruhr University Bochum. Her book Der...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 816–832.
Published: 01 August 1993
... and ideological labeling), (2)the conventional textual methodology (consist- ing of biographical information and textual analysis of allusion, imagery, influence, etc and (3) the introductory nature of most English studies of modern Chinese...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 85–110.
Published: 01 February 2022
... efforts to rebrand it as a cosmopolitan, multiethnic community. This is especially evident in both top-down and bottom-up efforts at multilingualization. Korean popular (or K-Pop) performance artists commonly integrate English-language expressions into their lyrics (Lee 2004 ). Children typically begin...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 761–762.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., Taiwan Cinema: A Contested Nation on Screen (2011), is the first full-­length study of Taiwan cinema in the English language that covers its entire history since the colonial period. positions 21:3  Summer 2013...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 February 2022
... Century , the first English-written scholarly monograph on the subject. Chungjae Lee is an assistant professor of military studies at the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy. He has published articles in European Journal of Political Theory , Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and Korean Aesthetics...