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The Literatures Of Anticolonial Insurgency--Table Of Contents, Rebecca Gould 2016 Yale-NUS College

The Literatures Of Anticolonial Insurgency--Table Of Contents, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles LeBel 2015 City University of New York

Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles Lebel

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

Translation specialists Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck and Alyson Waters respond to the TQC question:

“Lost in translation”; “Found in translation”: Are these just useless commonplaces or are they indicative of something relevant to your own practice?


The Movie Mogul, Moses And Muslims: Islamic Elements In Cecil B. Demille’S The Ten Commandments (1956), Michael D. Calabria OFM 2015 St. Bonaventure University

The Movie Mogul, Moses And Muslims: Islamic Elements In Cecil B. Demille’S The Ten Commandments (1956), Michael D. Calabria Ofm

Journal of Religion & Film

Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 film, The Ten Commandments, has come to define the genre of the biblical epic. It has earned a permanent place in American culture due to its annual airing on television during the Easter and Passover holidays. Most viewers are unaware, however, that DeMille had sought to make a film that would appeal to Jews, Christians and Muslims at a time when their common Abrahamic ancestry had yet to be articulated, and interreligious dialogue was all but unheard of. To this end, Henry Noerdlinger, DeMille’s researcher for the film, consulted the Qur’an, and screenwriters ...


Undoing The Claim Of Objectivity: Contradictions At The Heart Of Bergtji Van Der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005), Anisa Saeed Mohammed Nasser 2015 Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University

Undoing The Claim Of Objectivity: Contradictions At The Heart Of Bergtji Van Der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005), Anisa Saeed Mohammed Nasser

Journal of Religion & Film

This paper is a study of Bergtji van der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005). It attempts to question Bergtji van der Haak’s claim of “objective” depiction of Saudi women’s “reality,” as well as the claim of portraying Saudi women through their perspectives as stated in the opening scene. The premise is that the editing strives to undercut the very views of the women that the film is claiming to present, and in the process it duplicates some of the very mechanisms of oppression that the film is denouncing. The documentary’s attempt at ‘subalternizing’ and diminishing Saudi women discloses ...


Iranian Women, Iranian Cinema: Negotiating With Ideology And Tradition, Najmeh Moradiyan Rizi 2015 University of Kansas

Iranian Women, Iranian Cinema: Negotiating With Ideology And Tradition, Najmeh Moradiyan Rizi

Journal of Religion & Film

Throughout the ruptures of Iran’s history, Iranian women have been at the core of any social and political changes and challenges. In this historical context, Iranian women’s body, sexuality, and individuality have been confined within the constitution of religion and tradition. In recent years, however, the new generation of Iranian women is negotiating the notions of femininity, sexuality, and modernity in Iran’s society. Along with this negotiation, Iranian cinema, as the visual showcase of Iranian culture and society, has recently represented an unprecedented portrayal of Iranian women on the screen. This portrayal stems from the gender consciousness ...


Usefulness And Methods Of Optimization Of Stundard Typing In Writing Wikimedia Projects In Tunisian Arabic In Order To Use It For The Popularization Of Science Purposes, Houcemeddine A. Turki 2015 University of Sfax, Tunisia

Usefulness And Methods Of Optimization Of Stundard Typing In Writing Wikimedia Projects In Tunisian Arabic In Order To Use It For The Popularization Of Science Purposes, Houcemeddine A. Turki

Houcemeddine A Turki

In the purpose of Wikimedia Foundation to make Science as popular as possible, it allows its contributors to create WikiProjects in Regional Languages and Dialects. However, many Wikimedia non-European Dialectal Projects had been blocked because of the lack of Fit of these Dialectal Projects to the Current Adopted Use of Latin Letters, Projects in Tunisian Arabic are examples of this main problem. After a statistical process, it is seen that there is a Darwinian Explanation for the evolution of Dialectal Languages all over the world and as the Arabic Countries are close to Rome in Italy, the original city of ...


My Travels In The Holy Land, Bud Robinson 2015 Asbury Theological Seminary

My Travels In The Holy Land, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Ijtihād Against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity And The Meanings Of Modernity In Early Modern Daghestan, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

Ijtihād Against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity And The Meanings Of Modernity In Early Modern Daghestan, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


“The Geographies Of 'Ajam: The Circulation Of Persian Poetry From South Asia To The Caucasus”, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

“The Geographies Of 'Ajam: The Circulation Of Persian Poetry From South Asia To The Caucasus”, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


“Form Without A Home: On Translating The Indo-Persian Radīf”, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

“Form Without A Home: On Translating The Indo-Persian Radīf”, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Love By Adnan Sadduk, Mirko M. Hall 2014 Converse College

Love By Adnan Sadduk, Mirko M. Hall

Transference

Translated from the Arabic with commentary by Mirko M. Hall.


A Bath And Always By Khaled Abdallah, Nicholas Swett 2014 Northwestern University

A Bath And Always By Khaled Abdallah, Nicholas Swett

Transference

Translated from the Arabic with commentary by Nicholas Swett.


The Museumification Of Rumi’S Tomb: Deconstructing Sacred Space At The Mevlana Museum, Rose Aslan 2014 California Lutheran University

The Museumification Of Rumi’S Tomb: Deconstructing Sacred Space At The Mevlana Museum, Rose Aslan

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Tourists and pilgrims from across Turkey and around the world flock to the tomb of Jalal al-Din Rumi (d. 1273), one of the greatest poets and Sufi masters in Islam. Since 1925, the Turkish government has relentlessly struggled to control Islamic influences in society and to channel people’s devotion to the memory of Kemal Ataturk (d. 1938) and his secular ideology. This article argues that by restructuring the layout and presentation of the tomb complex of Rumi, and putting the sacred space through the process of museumification, the Turkish state has attempted to regulate the place in order to ...


Names Of The Devil And Some New Applications Of Literary Onomastic Investigation, Leonard R.N. Ashley 2014 Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Names Of The Devil And Some New Applications Of Literary Onomastic Investigation, Leonard R.N. Ashley

Literary Onomastics Studies

No abstract provided.


Jean Sénac, Poet Of The Algerian Revolution, Kai G. Krienke 2014 City University of New York, Graduate Center

Jean Sénac, Poet Of The Algerian Revolution, Kai G. Krienke

Dissertations and Theses, 2014-Present

The work presented here is an exploration of the poetry and life of Jean Sénac, and through Sénac, of the larger role of poetry in the political and social movements of the 50s, 60s, and early 70s, mainly in Algeria and America. While Sénac was part of the European community in Algeria, his position regarding French rule changed dramatically over the course of the Algerian War, (between 1954 and 1962) and upon independence, he became one the rare French to return to his adopted homeland. I will argue, sometimes polemically, that Sénac was and should be considered a properly Algerian ...


The Perceived Religiousness Of The Repertoire Of The Muslim Minority In France, Brian Mawyer 2014 City University of New York, Graduate Center

The Perceived Religiousness Of The Repertoire Of The Muslim Minority In France, Brian Mawyer

Dissertations and Theses, 2014-Present

France is a secular society with a deeply rooted Catholic tradition. This environment affects the acceptability of demonstrations of Muslim religious identity. Muslim immigrants to France are often ghettoized into rent controlled housing in suburbs around the cities. Rejected from French society, these immigrants cling to what links them together, which is their religion. By the third generation, fluency in heritage languages declines greatly, yet the youth of the banlieues re-appropriate Arabic words into their French speech, leading to the emergence of a Muslim repertoire that is not always accepted by speakers of standard French. This thesis surveys French people ...


Ulu Al Amr & Authority: The Central Pillars Of Sunni Political Thought, Hisseine Faradj 2014 City University of New York, Graduate Center

Ulu Al Amr & Authority: The Central Pillars Of Sunni Political Thought, Hisseine Faradj

Dissertations and Theses, 2014-Present

This dissertation evaluates the political history of Islam through the prism of the Sunni conception of authority. It finds an historical red thread that explains the legal and political evolution of different types of Islamic government that have, instead of a European-type sovereign, the Ulu Al Amr (those in authority). In addition, it argues that it is the authority of Ulu Al Amr that legitimizes temporal power via legal rulings such as Wilayah al ahed (allegiance to a dynastic monarchy) and Wlayah al qaher (obedience to coercive power and rule). Those rulings are essential to legitimating historical change. Historical legal ...


Impartiality Reconsidered: Al Jazeera And Jessica Lynch, Ashley M. Sankari 2014 Purdue University

Impartiality Reconsidered: Al Jazeera And Jessica Lynch, Ashley M. Sankari

The Purdue Historian

Al Jazeera’s coverage of the United States’ wars in the Middle East was controversial and attracted American accusations of propaganda. It is argued in this essay that Al Jazeera reporting was, in fact, more accurate and reliable than American media outlets during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Using the incident of Private Jessica Lynch’s 2003 capture in Iraq, examination of the reporting of Al Jazeera ultimately demonstrated the impartial and critical nature of Al Jazeera reporting.


Ranking Of Tunisian Scientists According To Their Efficient Productivity, Houcemeddine A. Turki, Manel Turki 2014 B.Sc. Student, Faculty of Medicine of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Ranking Of Tunisian Scientists According To Their Efficient Productivity, Houcemeddine A. Turki, Manel Turki

Houcemeddine A Turki

In this research paper, the work starts with a single-center retrospective Statistical Study that begins by doing a Ranking of Leading Tunisian Scientists based on their Hirsch Index as computed by Google Scholar MyCitations Database in order to assess the quality and the efficiency of the Leading Tunisian Scientists as it has been done in some other countries before. Then, the information is analyzed using the statistical software of Microsoft Office Excel 2007. For organizational purposes, the ranking is limited only to Scientists having a Hirsch Index of 15 and more so that the error risk become very narrow and ...


Arab Women Writers As Revolutionary Orators And Catalytic Agents Of Emancipation, Safaa S. Nasser 2014 Ain Shams University

Arab Women Writers As Revolutionary Orators And Catalytic Agents Of Emancipation, Safaa S. Nasser

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Contemporary Egyptian and Palestinian Women's Writing as 'Committed Literature'" Safaa S. Nasser discusses the role of Arab women writers whose works were harbingers of the Arab Spring of 2011. Nasser's analysis demonstrate that the majority of Arab women writers acted as agents of feminist action and social change through their critique of patriarchal, phallocentric domi-nation and through their call for a secular sensibility. Their works demonstrate the symbiotic relation-ship between political, national, and feminist struggle for equality between genders. To exemplify this revolutionary perspective, Nasser analyzes texts by Nawal El Saadawi, Ahdaf Soueif, Salwa Bakr ...


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