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Introduction To A Critical Response To Neocolonialism, Guoqiang Qiao Dec 2018

Introduction To A Critical Response To Neocolonialism, Guoqiang Qiao

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

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Resistance To Neocolonialism In Contemporary Chinese Literary Theory, Zeng Jun Dec 2018

Resistance To Neocolonialism In Contemporary Chinese Literary Theory, Zeng Jun

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Resistance to Neocolonialism in Contemporary Chinese Literary Theory" Jun ZENG claims that the introduction of Western Literary Theory in the past forty years of China's reform and opening up was carried out under the background of neo-colonialism. "Western imagination" in the discourse of contemporary Chinese literary theory was an important aspect of the strategy of cultural resistance under the overwhelming influence of Western neocolonialism. Contemporary Chinese literary theory no longer simply regards Western literary theory in the twentieth century as a bourgeois literary ideology; instead, it adopts a "de-ideological" attitude to return to the issues of ...


Revisiting 'Seventeen–Year Literature' (1949-1966) In China From A Neocolonial Perspective, Tian Zhang Dec 2018

Revisiting 'Seventeen–Year Literature' (1949-1966) In China From A Neocolonial Perspective, Tian Zhang

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Revisiting Seventeen–Year Literature' (1949-1966) in China from a Neo­colonial Perspective" Tian Zhang surveys the "Seventeen-Year Literature" (1949-1966) from a neocolo­nial perspective. It reviews the internal and external factors of anxiety faced by Chinese during the period of seventeen years since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The sev­enteen years witnessed a stress on and flourishing of the proletarian socialist literature of the people, by the people and for the people. The seventeen-year literature, on its way to smashing the old system, represents the trend of Chinese literature of ...


Restaging World Literature In The Age Of Neoliberalism/Neocolonialism, Shaobo Xie Dec 2018

Restaging World Literature In The Age Of Neoliberalism/Neocolonialism, Shaobo Xie

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Restaging World Literature in the Age of Neoliberal­ism/Neocolonia­­lism" Shaobo Xie argues that Goethe's notion of world literature spells a genuine universalism that contributes to resistance to neoliberal imperialism. In the age of neocolonial­ism/ne­oliberalism all conduct, and all spheres of human life are framed and measured by economic terms and metrics and neoliberalism both as a govern­ing rationality and as an economic policy is penetrating into every part of the world. The politics that is really heter­ogeneous or external to the rule of neoliberal capitalism in the neocolonial global ...


Neocolonialism In Translating China, Guoqiang Qiao Dec 2018

Neocolonialism In Translating China, Guoqiang Qiao

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Neocolonialism in Translating China" Guoqiang Qiao analyzes the neocolonial phenomenon that occurs in the process of Chinese literature's "walking-out." Taking examples from Howard Goldblatt's translation and neocolonial ideas that Goldblatt advanced in his essays, interviews and speeches and those Chinese writers, critics and professors who practice self-colonization, he analyzes their neocolonialism with the challenging concepts of neocolonialism and self-colonization and thus aims to cope with the phenomenon of colonization and self-colonization in the area of Chinese literature's "walking-out."


The End Of The Nobel Era And The Reconstruction Of The World Republic Of Letters, Guohua Zhu, Yonghua Tang Dec 2018

The End Of The Nobel Era And The Reconstruction Of The World Republic Of Letters, Guohua Zhu, Yonghua Tang

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In their article "The End of the Nobel Era and the Reconstruction of the World Republic of Letters" Guohua Zhu and Yonghua Tang critically examine mechanisms of cultural hegemony associated with the Nobel Prize in Literature from a neocolonial lens. Borrowing from Casanova's idea of the "World Republic of Letters" and its attentiveness to geopolitics, the essay proceeds to reconstruct the dialectical relations between the nation and the world. It does so, in the first place, by documenting and analyzing the process of negotiation and bargaining entailed in the construction of global cultural hegemony and thereby examine the functions ...


Mo Yan’S Reception In China And A Reflection On The Postcolonial Discourse, Binghui Song Dec 2018

Mo Yan’S Reception In China And A Reflection On The Postcolonial Discourse, Binghui Song

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Mo Yan's Reception in China and a Reflection on the Postcolonial Discourse" Binghui Song argue that the controversial style and themes of Mo Yan's works are necessitated by the interconnected yet different contexts of China and the rest of the world, only by means of which Mo Yan can let his voice be heard. As one of the most excellent and unique contemporary Chinese writers, Mo Yan has exerted extensive influence on Chinese readers, and his works have also caused various controversies over the past 30 years. His winning of the Nobel Prize in Literature ...


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Here To See It, Benjamin Chase Dec 2018

Here To See It, Benjamin Chase

Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing Theses

Benjamin J. Chase’s Here To See It is a collection of contemporary poetry plotted across the hours of a day and the respective stages of life. A mix of lyrical and narrative musings, the book houses a wide variety of poetic forms (including a translation, sonnets, ekphrastic meditations, and free-verse experiments) on an even wider variety of subjects. A diverse collection, Here To See It is a series of reflections on the formal and informal moments that make up a lifetime.


Impacts Of Globalization: Educational Reforms Shifts The Public Into A Recurrent Devalued Socioeconomic Era For Minorities, Jacqulyn Washington Dec 2018

Impacts Of Globalization: Educational Reforms Shifts The Public Into A Recurrent Devalued Socioeconomic Era For Minorities, Jacqulyn Washington

Master's Theses

This article delves into the breakdown of the impact globalization have on the success of minorities in urban centers. While expanding on the many factors that contribute to the success of minorities, it informs the reader how education, being a huge indicator of success, has been underserved to the poor and minorities. Lacking many resources, this blockage has been further strained through the local government, multinational corporations, educational reforms, and Translocal politics.


Finding And Making Home: Poems And Reflections Of Undergraduate Children Of Immigrants, Gladys Perez Dec 2018

Finding And Making Home: Poems And Reflections Of Undergraduate Children Of Immigrants, Gladys Perez

Master's Theses

The number of children of immigrants within the United States has grown over the past few decades and more so we are seeing a greater number of these children pursuing a higher education. With a growing number of undergraduate children of immigrants growing, there is a need to understand how they see themselves as a part of the United States. Previous studies take into consideration how these students navigate higher education, however, there is a lack of research on these students’ larger understanding of belonging within the overall nation. Poetry as data and a process was the grounding methodology that ...


The Destruction Of Unesco World Heritage Sites Aleppo And Palmyra In Syria Due To Civil War: Accessioning And Cataloging The Satellite And Drone Imagery Into A Museum Collection, Colette P. Militello Dec 2018

The Destruction Of Unesco World Heritage Sites Aleppo And Palmyra In Syria Due To Civil War: Accessioning And Cataloging The Satellite And Drone Imagery Into A Museum Collection, Colette P. Militello

Master's Projects and Capstones

This Museum Studies capstone will discuss the civil war inside Syria, and the destruction of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Aleppo and Palmyra. This paper will examine the historical importance of these sites, and the drone and satellite imagery data used to confirm the destruction. This paper will argue that for full preservation of these cultural heritage sites that this imagery data should be accessioned into a museum collection with the use of professionally-trained registrars. This paper will explore this idea further by arguing that this imagery data collected by companies and governments should be handed over with full copyright to ...


Employing Natural History Collections In The Aid Of Conservation: Streamlining An Approach To Model Species Distributions En Masse For The Preservation Of Biodiversity, Alice Fornari Dec 2018

Employing Natural History Collections In The Aid Of Conservation: Streamlining An Approach To Model Species Distributions En Masse For The Preservation Of Biodiversity, Alice Fornari

Master's Projects and Capstones

Using species distribution models (SDMs) in Natural History Collections (NHCs) can influence how humans implement conservation changes in flora and fauna communities and ecosystems. Through the use of legacy data (old NHCs and their associated locality/collection information), data correction (background data or pseudo absences added to presence-only data), and the SDM software, Maxent (and its associated geographic information systems or GIS projected models), it has been shown that it is feasible to create a low budget protocol/setup to project the past, present and future of species population changes. This has been done in the past few decades as ...


A Discourse Analysis Of Diversity And Inclusion Terminology In The High-Tech Industry, Michelle Nader Dec 2018

A Discourse Analysis Of Diversity And Inclusion Terminology In The High-Tech Industry, Michelle Nader

Master's Theses

The field of Diversity and Inclusion is a growing interest within the High-Tech industry, particularly within the San Francisco Bay Area of California. To combat misconceptions of Diversity and Inclusion, this thesis aims to define and analyze the language used at 20 companies in the High-Tech sector. The trends, nuances, and practices of how companies use language in their programming and data dictates the direction of the company. This thesis investigates the underlying complexities of where Diversity and Inclusion is within the industry today and goals for the future. Findings from this research suggest that companies can strengthen their Diversity ...


Shifting The Margins: Music Educators’ Self-Reported Inclusion Practices For Marginalized Students In Southeastern Public High Schools, Frances Barkley, Scot Rademaker Dec 2018

Shifting The Margins: Music Educators’ Self-Reported Inclusion Practices For Marginalized Students In Southeastern Public High Schools, Frances Barkley, Scot Rademaker

The Winthrop McNair Research Bulletin

There exists a significant underrepresentation of racial minorities, low-income students, and English Language Learners (ELLs) in the average American music program (Elpus & Abril, 2011; Hoffman, 2011). Factors that perpetuate this underrepresentation include cultural homogeneity of music educators, and a Eurocentric approach to music education that does not validate the musical skills of students from other cultures. This study examines the self-reported inclusion, diversification, and accommodation strategies of public high school music teachers in the southeastern United States. This study explores what measures music educators are taking to combat underrepresentation, and to what extent they are prioritizing inclusion. This study seeks to understand ...


Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia Dec 2018

Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia

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No abstract provided.


Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held Dec 2018

Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held

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Translation from Latin and commentary of Martial IV.29 by Marcus Valerius Martialis (40–104 CE)


Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu Dec 2018

Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu

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Translations from Chinese with commentary of four poems from The Divine Way Station by contemporary Chinese poet Shaojun Li

  • At Dusk
  • The Divine Way Station
  • Confession
  • Green Jade


Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr Dec 2018

Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr

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The five short poems selected from Utz Rachowski’s (1954- ) 2013 volume Miss Suki oder Amerika ist nicht weit! mark a shift in his poetic work. His poetry and prose focus almost exclusively on life in the former German Democratic Republic. During the time the GDR existed, his critical poems were cause for his arrest and imprisonment and eventual exile to West Germany. Rachowski has continued to examine his experiences of life under state oppression, including the ramifications after unification. With the 2013 publication of Miss Suki, Rachowski added a new tone of lightness to his writing, which nevertheless remains ...


Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer Dec 2018

Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer

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Translation of two poems with commentary from Corps et biens by the French poet Robert Desnos (1900-1945).

  • So often have I dreamt of you
  • No, love has not died


Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean Dec 2018

Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean

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Rhymed metrical translations and commentary:

  • From German - "Die Erblindende" ("The Woman Going Blind") by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)
  • From Latin - Catullus 11 by Catallus (b.69 AD)
  • From French - "Les Deux Bonnes Sœurs" ("The Two Sisters of Mercy") and "Bien loin d'ici" ("Very Far from Here") by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)


Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan

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Translations from Chinese with commentary of four poems by the Chinese female poet Yu XiuHua (1976- )

  • My Dog, Little Wu
  • I Crossed Half of China to Lay You
  • An Evening in Early Winter
  • I Please This world With Pains


Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow Dec 2018

Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow

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Translations from French with commentary on three poems by Alfred de Musset (1810– 1857):

  • To Ulric G.
  • I love the first shiver of winter
  • Venice


Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball Dec 2018

Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball

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Andrée Chedid was born in Cairo in 1920 of Lebanese-Christian ancestry. She moved to Paris with her physician husband in 1946, eventually becoming a French citizen. During her lifetime, Chedid published over forty volumes of poems, novels, short stories, and plays, which won numerous prizes, including Prix Mallarmé (1976), Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle (1979), and Prix Goncourt de la Poésie (2002). In 2006, she completed The Fabric of the Universe while suffering from the first stages of Alzheimer’s. As an integral and unique part of many of the poems in this last volume, Chedid included quotations from other ...


Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren Dec 2018

Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren

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Translation of four poems in four different styles—waka, kanshi, haiku, and haikai-tai—by Natsume Sōseki (1867–1916), one of Japan’s most noted authors.


Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval Dec 2018

Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval

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These three laisses, that is, decasyllabic verse-paragraphs of various lengths whose lines end with the same assonance, are from the thirteenth-century Franco-Italian version of The Song of Roland, known as the V4 manuscript of St. Mark's Church, Venice. They illustrate creative thirteenth-century innovations, in a slightly different language, added to the much better known twelfth-century Anglo-Norman French Chanson de Roland, known as the Oxford version.

“La Chanson de Roland”: The French Corpus, Vol. 1, Part 2, The Venice 4 Version, 2005, Brepols, 2005, pp. 97, 100-1, 246-7.


Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi

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My paper includes English translations of four poems written by Yoshiko HANABUSA (英美子, 1892-1983), a pioneer Japanese woman free-style shi-poet, whose first solo poetry collection On the White Bridge (白橋の上に) was published in 1925. She was one of the first five women, who managed to publish a solo shi-collection in Japan. Her shi poems, short stories and essays, appeared in various journals and magazines, notably a radical feminist magazine, Nyonin-geijutsu, Women’s Art (女人藝術, 1928-32). The paper includes two poems from her first solo poetry collection, and three from one of the first women’s shi-poetry anthologies ...


Three Poems By Philodemus And Rufinus, John Brugaletta Dec 2018

Three Poems By Philodemus And Rufinus, John Brugaletta

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Translations of three poems from Greek with commentary:

  • Better Left Unsaid by Philodemus (110-35 BC)
  • Still Yount by Philodemus
  • Le Moment Psychologique by Rufinus (340-410 AD)


To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You”, You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg Dec 2018

To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You”, You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg

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Translation from Arabic with commentary of the poem To the Arab Nation: After “Damn you”, You Are No Longer Worthy of Greetings by Ahmed Fouad Negm (1929-2013)


Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson Dec 2018

Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson

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Translations of six poems from French with commentary from Cale d’étoiles—Coolitude by Khal Torabully:

  • I refuse
  • I have faith in the rythm of waves
  • I know the echo
  • No grammar can express
  • My cargo mother-of-pearl
  • Night will shower the hidden flowers