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Basil Bunting And The Challenges Of Literary Translation From Persian Into English: A Case Of Rūdhakī, Emadeddin Naghipour 2024 Western University

Basil Bunting And The Challenges Of Literary Translation From Persian Into English: A Case Of Rūdhakī, Emadeddin Naghipour

Languages and Cultures Publications

The purpose of this study is to analyze Basil Bunting's literary translation. It turns to the theories of translation by Steiner, Benjamin, and Eco, among others, to study Bunting’s translation of Rūdhakī’s ‘Dandaniyyeh’ poem, a 10th century qaṣīdah replete with mesmerizing musicality and with a form galvanized in its originating language, time, and locale. A deep contrastive analysis of its translation into English by the poet, Bunting, shows the difficulties that can arise from literal translations of classical Persian poetry.


Agentes Comunitarios Y Culturales Para El Crecimiento Del Programa De Herencia De Una Universidad, Aidee Larios Palomera, Ada Zamarripa, Sara Valdes 2024 University of Texas at San Antonio

Agentes Comunitarios Y Culturales Para El Crecimiento Del Programa De Herencia De Una Universidad, Aidee Larios Palomera, Ada Zamarripa, Sara Valdes

11th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language

No abstract provided.


Investigating Language Ideologies And Attitudes Towards Dubbing Disney Movies Into Arabic, Nouran T. Soliman 2024 The American University in Cairo AUC

Investigating Language Ideologies And Attitudes Towards Dubbing Disney Movies Into Arabic, Nouran T. Soliman

Theses and Dissertations

This research delves into the analysis of online discussions surrounding the dubbing of Disney movies into two Arabic varieties: Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA). The objective is to uncover the language ideologies and attitudes taken by Disney fans online. Dubbing Disney movies into these two varieties has sparked numerous debates on social media, particularly on Facebook. The study employed stance-taking to analyze the metalinguistic comments made by Facebook users about the use of these two Arabic varieties in the context of Disney. A Verbal Guise Technique (VGT) experiment was conducted on Disney excerpts to complement the …


Culturally And Socially Responsive Teacher Professional Learning At The American Museum Of Natural History, Jessica Correa 2024 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Culturally And Socially Responsive Teacher Professional Learning At The American Museum Of Natural History, Jessica Correa

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This capstone project consists of a series of professional learning sessions to support teachers in their implementation of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CR-SE) using the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) as a resource and case study. Through the lens of Historically Responsive Literacy, the series also seeks to reestablish social science as a critical element of natural history for teachers. This series can help teachers see the museum as not only a place to explore life and physical science, but also a place to explore identity, social/emotional development, cultural studies and American History. The project includes resources and directions for …


Chatgpt And Death Of An Author, Al Karim Datoo, Kamran Akhtar Siddiqui 2024 Sukkur IBA University

Chatgpt And Death Of An Author, Al Karim Datoo, Kamran Akhtar Siddiqui

Critical Humanities

The proposed piece seeks to critically explore pedagogical implication of ChatGPT, especially on students’ capacities to author a text. The piece suggests that increased reliance on the ChatGPT, while provide short term solution to produce a text, in the long term it is likely to lead to ‘death of an author’. Here the usage of the phrase is a twist to earlier usage by Barthes- which refers to ‘death of an author’ where once the text is written, it gets re-created in readers’ reception and through interpretive act and imagination. The overarching argument of the paper emphasizes that technology is …


Thoughts On Necessity Of Chinese Characters And Words Expansion, Nanhua XI 2024 Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China

Thoughts On Necessity Of Chinese Characters And Words Expansion, Nanhua Xi

Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)

With the development of society, the amount of information that needs to be expressed is huge. Since new information, technologies, and objects are constantly emerging in large quantity, neither expressing them nor naming them is a simple problem and requires a large number of suitable vocabulary, as well as new words. Regarding these issues, in this article the author thought of the necessity of Chinese word expansion.


We Have Arabic At This School?: The Impact Of Neoliberalism And Orientalism On Arabic Education In The United States, Ella V. Pastore 2023 University of San Francisco

We Have Arabic At This School?: The Impact Of Neoliberalism And Orientalism On Arabic Education In The United States, Ella V. Pastore

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This research examines Arabic education in the United States at the undergraduate level, highlighting the question: How do forces such as Orientalism, globalization, and neoliberalism affect the way that the Arabic language is taught and recognized in the United States? The Arabic programs of three highly accredited American universities are presented, in relation to their Japanese programs. While Japanese is a language that faces its own Orientalisms and imperial history with the West, Japan is currently not a country that is prioritized through national security interests, with Arabic being designated as a “Critical Language”. Through examination of the advertisement of …


Maine Monsters: How Indigenous And Non-Indigenous People Perceive Environmental Monstrosity, Cheyenne Hebert 2023 University of Maine - Main

Maine Monsters: How Indigenous And Non-Indigenous People Perceive Environmental Monstrosity, Cheyenne Hebert

Honors College

Wilderness is a creation of the human mind. Wilderness reflects our desires, fears, and truest selves—therefore within it we often find monsters. The application of monstrosity to the natural world is an act of projection and an accumulation of the cultural and historical influences that shape the perceiver. It’s often a reflection of religion—e.g. European gods associated with agriculture, while their monsters and demons roam the woods—and varies across peoples. This thesis seeks to understand how people create and assign monstrosity from their own mind to the environment around them, and in turn how they perceive it. Specifically, it explores …


A Qualitative Case Study In Esl Education: Navigating Sexual Identities And Queerness In Language Learning On The Us-Mexico Border, Majd Sarah 2023 University of Texas at El Paso

A Qualitative Case Study In Esl Education: Navigating Sexual Identities And Queerness In Language Learning On The Us-Mexico Border, Majd Sarah

Open Access Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this qualitative case study is to explore the language learning experiences of community college students who self-identify as LGBTQ+ and study English as a Second Language (ESL) on the U.S.-Mexico border. In order to understand the relationship between ESL language learning and the identities of community college LGBTQ+ students on the US Mexico border, data was collected using semi-structured life-history interviews of three participants. This examination was framed in the theory of social identity and the theory of performativity. Findings were analyzed using a discourse analysis approach that highlights the meaning making of student experiences and their …


Multilingual Pantanal And Its Decay, Gustavo Godoy, Kristina Balykova 2023 University of Texas at Austin

Multilingual Pantanal And Its Decay, Gustavo Godoy, Kristina Balykova

Tipití: Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America

Historically, the Pantanal wetlands were inhabited by diverse ethnicities belonging to various linguistic groups, including Bororoan, Arawakan, Tupian, Gauicuruan, and Zamucoan, as well as some isolates and unclassified languages. Numerous ethnic groups disappeared without leaving any records of their languages, leaving behind only a list of ethnonyms. A point of confluence of different peoples that also circulated in other major South American areas, the Pantanal was a place with high linguistic diversity. Trade networks surrounded and permeated the area, as described in the earliest accounts by Portuguese and Spanish colonizers. As Indigenous groups were affected by colonial disputes over labor …


Stakeholder Perceptions Of Community Garden Features, Samantha Trajcevski 2023 University of Dayton

Stakeholder Perceptions Of Community Garden Features, Samantha Trajcevski

Content presented at the Roesch Social Sciences Symposium

The presentation discusses the study currently being conducted on stakeholder perceptions and attitudes towards greenspaces. This is completed through the identification of different uses and features to maximize use of the space and stakeholder engagement in the community garden. To better understand stakeholder opinions, we utilized a creative qualitative research method combining photovoice and interviews/focus groups. We conducted eight in-depth semi-structured interviews and four focus groups. Multiple interviewees agreed that the Dayton View Triangle lacks access to a green space. Most believed that a garden would offer social cohesion. Understandably, most participants were concerned about who would manage the garden …


Islands, Maps, And Lontara’; Bugis Counter-Mapping On A Nineteenth-Century Map Of Nusantara, Aditya Bayu Perdana, Muhammad Buana 2023 Telkom University, Bandung

Islands, Maps, And Lontara’; Bugis Counter-Mapping On A Nineteenth-Century Map Of Nusantara, Aditya Bayu Perdana, Muhammad Buana

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

This article focuses on a Bugis nautical chart of Nusantara (the Malay Archipelago) from the early nineteenth century known as the Utrecht Map. There are only a few surviving copies of similar Bugis maps, all confiscated from local “pirates” during the colonial era. While graphical elements of the map undoubtedly point to prototypical European maps, careful analysis of its annotations reveals extensive linguistic modification better to reflect Bugis maritime knowledge. Not only are they completely written in Lontara’, the indigenous script of the Bugis, Euro-centric toponyms from contemporaneous maps are consistently replaced by locally derived toponyms from an oral and …


Introduction Locating Indonesia’S Cultural Archive; Towards Decolonial And Intersectional Histories Of Indonesia, Sadiah Boonstra, Caroline Drieënhuizen 2023 Post-doctoral Researcher, VU University Amsterdam and Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne

Introduction Locating Indonesia’S Cultural Archive; Towards Decolonial And Intersectional Histories Of Indonesia, Sadiah Boonstra, Caroline Drieënhuizen

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

No abstract provided.


Marginalizing Colonial Violence At The Beginning Of The 21st Century The Representation Of Colonial Military Expedition To Banten Of 1808 In The National Museum Of Indonesia, Adieyatna Fajri 2023 NIOD institute and Groningen Institute of Archaeology, University of Groningen

Marginalizing Colonial Violence At The Beginning Of The 21st Century The Representation Of Colonial Military Expedition To Banten Of 1808 In The National Museum Of Indonesia, Adieyatna Fajri

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

The article discusses the narrative of colonial violence attached to the objects displayed in the National Museum of Indonesia in Jakarta. Taking the colonial military expedition to Banten in 1808 as a case study, this paper analyses the exhibition to show the interplay between museum as a product of colonialism and its focus on regionalism, its role in post-colonial nation-state-formation promoting national identity building, and the complexities of addressing violence. It argues that, as the museum engages with the discourse of coloniality and concurrently emphasizes national identity building, it inadvertently marginalizes the narrative of colonial violence. The findings show that, …


Exemplary Centre And "Terra Incognita"; Excursions, Diplomacy, And Appropriation Of Colonial Knowledge In Belu, Timor, Hans Hägerdal 2023 Linnaeus University

Exemplary Centre And "Terra Incognita"; Excursions, Diplomacy, And Appropriation Of Colonial Knowledge In Belu, Timor, Hans Hägerdal

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

The article analyses early European knowledge about Belu, a historical region in Central Timor which, although “belonging” mostly to the Dutch colonial sphere, still had a position of cultural-ritual centrality on a Timor-wide level. Before the mid-nineteenth century, the region was, from a Dutch point of view, largely unknown in terms of political hierarchies, social structure, and economic opportunities. However, three officially commissioned authors, A.G. Brouwer, W.L. Rogge, and H.J. Grijzen, wrote extensive reports about Belu in 1849, 1865, and 1904, in which they attempted to understand local society and the opportunities they offered the colonial state. The article explores …


Preface Vol. 24 No. 3, Susi Moeimam 2023 Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia

Preface Vol. 24 No. 3, Susi Moeimam

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

No abstract provided.


A Personal And Poetic Inquiry Into Dutch Coloniality, Joel E. Berends 2023 Michigan State University College of Education

A Personal And Poetic Inquiry Into Dutch Coloniality, Joel E. Berends

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

The following personal and poetic inquiry examines Indonesian objects, art, and cultural expressions through the lensing of coloniality (A. Benítez Rojo 1992; A. Quijano and M. Ennis 2000; W.D. Mignolo 2011). The inquiry interacts with the objects, art, and cultural expressions through the creation of ekphrastic poetry – poems which describe works of art. Specifically, this inquiry examines my experiences with Dutch coloniality as a white cisgendered man with a Dutch heritage/inheritance who was born and raised in a predominantly Dutch immigrant community in West Michigan in the United States. Building from the work of Gloria Wekker and given my …


Looking Back From The Periphery; Situating Indonesian Provincial Museums As Cultural Archives In The Late-Colonial To Post-Colonial Era, Adrian Perkasa, Ajeng Ayu Arainikasih 2023 Universitas Airlangga

Looking Back From The Periphery; Situating Indonesian Provincial Museums As Cultural Archives In The Late-Colonial To Post-Colonial Era, Adrian Perkasa, Ajeng Ayu Arainikasih

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

Discussions on post-coloniality are often situated either in the centre of the colonizer or colonial metropole or the centre of the former colonized. The local perspective, especially in Indonesia, seems overlooked in existing literature, whereas it could be regarded as the cultural archive of the colonial era to post-independence Indonesia. Edward Said (1994) has said that cultural archives are a storehouse of a particular knowledge and structures of attitude and a reference to and structure of feelings. Gloria Wekker (2016) elaborates on the cultural archive; it has influenced historical cultural configurations as well as current dominant, cherished self-representations and culture. …


"Gawe Kuta Baluwarti Bata Kalawan Kawis"; Contribution Of Local Knowledge To The Expansion Of The Banten Sultanate On The Nusantara Spice Route, Rismawidiawati Rismawidiawati, Wuri Handoko, Roni Tabroni, Abd. Rahman Hamid, Muh. Subair 2023 National Research and Innovation Agency

"Gawe Kuta Baluwarti Bata Kalawan Kawis"; Contribution Of Local Knowledge To The Expansion Of The Banten Sultanate On The Nusantara Spice Route, Rismawidiawati Rismawidiawati, Wuri Handoko, Roni Tabroni, Abd. Rahman Hamid, Muh. Subair

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

So far, the trade and spice route historiography has focused on social, political, and economic aspects. This discussion is also fragmentarily or is part of another focus. No studies have discussed the relationship between local knowledge practices, spice routes, power networks, and Islamization. However, the spice trade and Islamization are two intersecting events important for their connection with the local culture. This article assumes that there was a local knowledge used as a strategy by the Banten rulers as a response to trade, Islamization, and power networks in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It finds that Sultan Maulana Yusuf’s policy, …


Shifting The Historical Narrative Of The Banda Islands; From Colonial Violence To Local Resilience, Joëlla van Donkersgoed 2023 University of Luxembourg

Shifting The Historical Narrative Of The Banda Islands; From Colonial Violence To Local Resilience, Joëlla Van Donkersgoed

Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia

History is a representation of the past based on (written) knowledge which has been passed on from one generation to the next, with a preference given to written sources from a Eurocentric tradition. However, written sources about (former) colonial territories are a product of the colonial system in which they were produced. Acknowledging the biases in these archives, therefore, opens the way for acceptance of other forms of knowledge which were previously deemed “not objective” in Eurocentric historical disciplines. This paper presents several examples from the Banda Islands in Maluku province in Indonesia to attest that, by placing contemporary perceptions …


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