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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 503–530.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., religious language, semiotics, and social theory. Achebe, Chinua. 1994 . The African writer and the English language. In Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: A reader , edited by Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman. New York:Columbia University Press. Adam, Ahmat B. 1995 . The...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Some of his work can be found at www.ganahl.org , www.ganahlmoney.com ,and www.ganahlmarx.com . PC 13.1-03 Ganahl 2/5/01 10:01 AM Page 23 Free Markets: Language, Commodification, and Art...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 39–64.
Published: 01 January 2001
... the Nation (1989), At Home in the World:Cosmopolitanism Now (1997), and Music in Cuba (forthcoming). PC 13.1-04 Brennan 2/5/01 10:27 AM Page 39 The Cuts of Language: The East/West of North/South...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relentless effort to displace the fault lines of power-knowledge. However, to what extent can this contemporary scholarship rid itself of the categories of nineteenth-century academic disciplines? By considering the third languages of the postcolonial world, one can address this predicament of thinking and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Sanskrit, and Chinese, has so little echo in English? Is Arabic literature untranslatable? The obstacles in this case are political as much as they are linguistic. Taking its cue from Said’s notion of a “perfect inequality” between the two languages, this essay argues for a situational—rather than literal...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 375–386.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (including the worldwide society) such as which species or languages to preserve. 2013 During the great heat waves of 1995 in Chicago and 2003 in Paris, many people, especially but not only elderly people living alone, died, and the news media in both cities were filled with discussions of what had...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
... dominant official representations of retreat as marginal, unpopular, and infeasible with existing cases of collective movement away from rising waters that demonstrate just the opposite. I argue that the word retreat is a valuable and necessary addition to the language of climate change adaptation, serving...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Shannon Mattern In 2003 Qatar commissioned a young graphic designer to create a new graphic identity for the nation. The award-winning logo was intended to reinforce the history, values, religion, and language Qatar shares with other Arab countries and, simultaneously, the commitment to progressive...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 431–448.
Published: 01 May 2011
... circumvented the dominant political languages of liberalism, historicism, and Marxism by focusing on sacrifice and the transformation of the self. This radical politics of truth, while impossible to institutionalize, nevertheless signaled the twentieth-century reevaluation of human experience. The Gandhian...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Yasmin Moll Egyptian translators working at Iqraa—the world’s first Islamic television channel—use a variety of strategies in subtitling Arabic-language preaching programs into English. These translators see their task as twofold: to act as “cultural mediators” responsible for countering perceived...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dominique Malaquais France is most cosmopolitan where it is least central. If the City of Lights is a cosmopolis, it is far less so in Saint-Germain-des-Près or the Marais than in its disenfranchised banlieues (suburbs) and many an (ex) colonies on which its language was and continues to be...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-biological evolution of language. He is the author of Intifada Hits the Headlines: How the Israeli Press Misreported the Outbreak of the Second Palestinian Uprising (2003). Ad gentes: Decree on the mission activity of the church . 1965 . Second Vatican Council, 7 December. Blais, Dotan. 2001...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo Duke University Press 2007 On Monolingual Fears Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo The Spanish language has been spoken in the United States for nearly two centuries, and it will be widely spoken for the foreseeable...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 307–328.
Published: 01 May 2007
... his home state of Maharash- tra.1 The novels and plays that had initially established Nagarkar as an acclaimed author were written originally in the Marathi language. He went on to write more Marathi plays, but then made the “mistake” of writing two novels in English, Ravan and Eddie (1995) and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 531–558.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Chicago, where his research and teaching center on how cultural communication shapes language and vice versa. He recently published Talking Politics: The Substance of Style from Abe to W (2003). Adams, Karen L., and Daniel T. Brink, eds. 1990 . Perspectives on official English: The campaign for...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Characters to Virtual Subjects (1999) and The Translation Zone: Language Politics at the Millennial Pass (forthcoming). PC 13.1-05 Apter 2/5/01 10:28 AM Page 65 Balkan Babel: Translation Zones, Military Zones...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 May 2007
... spoke about the country’s dire need for translators to shore up national security. He promised to spend $114 million to expand the teaching of so-called critical languages such as Arabic, Farsi, Chinese, and so forth, at the university as well as K  –  12 levels as part of a new federal program...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Angeles, where she is also chair of comparative literature. Her most recent books are Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects (1999) and The Translation Zone: Language Politics at the Millennial Pass (forthcoming). PC 13.1-01 Apter 2/5/01 9:58 AM Page 1...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Michael North © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Michael North teaches English at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the author of The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature (1994), Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 1991
... with special concern shown for pragmatic discourses, that is, the language practices that the rapidly evolving global market draws from us (see also Rose 1990,1991). The en- tries fall into three related colloquies: pragmatic discourse, the world com- munity of corporations, and the global...