Boundary Writing

An Exploration of Race, Culture, And Gender Binaries in Contemporary Australia

Author: Lynette Russell

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824830489

Category: Social Science

Page: 214

View: 6855

Have globalization and the emergence of virtual cultures reduced cultural diversity? Will the world become homogenized or Americanized? This work demonstrates that this oversimplification denies the reality that there is greater space for cultural diversity.


The Making of France and Spain in the Pyrenees

Author: Peter Sahlins

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520074157

Category: History

Page: 351

View: 5513

“Brilliant. . . . This fascinating exploration through three centuries of the frontier is rounded off with a perceptive and balanced appraisal of the nature of national identity within the context of the Pyrenees. . . . A study which is exciting, learned, and thought-provoking, a splendid example of interdisciplinary history at its best.”—Times Literary Supplement

Das schwierige 19. Jahrhundert

Germanistische Tagung zum 65. Geburtstag von Eda Sagarra im August 1998. Mit einem Vorwort von Wolfgang Frühwald

Author: Jürgen Barkhoff,Gilbert Carr,Roger Paulin

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110936550

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 598

View: 4008

This volume brings together the proceedings of a symposium to mark the retirement of Eda Sagarra from the Chair of German (founded 1776) at Trinity College Dublin. It addresses the themes of her major research field, the 19th century as an epoch of literary, social and cultural history. The 'difficulties' of cultural memory of an era which - with varying emphases - has been characterized as the century of liberty, of ideologies, of sciences, of historicism or of realism, are examined from a variety of perspectives in the light of postmodern deconstruction of both literature and history.

Breaking Boundaries

Creative Writing Advice, Exercises, and Prompts from Indie Authors and Writing Teachers

Author: Karen Hamilton Silvestri

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989931861


Page: N.A

View: 4760

we (meaning writers and creative types) often come up against a wall in our work. These walls are sometimes just plain old writer's block, but often those walls are boundaries - limitations - we have set on ourselves without even knowing. Maybe you are afraid to write about a subject that strikes close to your heart, or maybe you are afraid what your family will think if you write a particular scene or on a particular subject. Or perhaps you are just too tired, too frustrated, too whatever to sit your butt down and write something - anything. Boundaries.You need to break them. You need to tear down whatever wall - whatever boundary - and write something. Anything. Hence, this book. Read it front to back or back to front, or just open it up and start in media res. If you want to be a writer, you have to write. And that means writing some pretty crappy stuff before you find that perfect line, that perfect phrase, that perfect story.

Simulating Sovereignty

Intervention, the State and Symbolic Exchange

Author: Cynthia Weber

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521455596

Category: Political Science

Page: 147

View: 2232

In Simulating Sovereignty Cynthia Weber presents a critical analysis of the concept of sovereignty. Examining the justifications for intervention offered by the Concert of Europe, President Wilson's administration, and the Reagan-Bush administrations, the author combines critical international relations theory and foreign policy analysis to offer an original and important contribution to the understanding of sovereignty, the state and intervention in international relations theory.

Local Education Order

Enthnomethodological Studies of Knowledge in Action

Author: Stephen Hester,D. W. Francis

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027250889

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

View: 2177

The studies in this book take an ethnomethodological approach to educational phenomena. Ethnomethodology's concern is with the locally accomplished and situated character of social order. With reference to educational phenomena, this means that ethnomethodology investigates how the 'natural facts' of educational life, such as daily activities in school classrooms, are produced as such in the first place, rather than taking for granted the recognisability of these facts and then theorising their explanation. In this sense, ethnomethodological studies contrast markedly with other approaches to the study of education. Each of the chapters in the book consists of a new and original study. Collectively, they exhibit the continuing vitality of this tradition and demonstrate ethnomethodology's special commitment to the analysis of educational phenomena as locally ordered and accomplished.

Children's Literature

Author: Elizabeth Lennox Keyser,Julie Pfeiffer

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300094892

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

View: 4791

Annual of The Modern Language Association Division on Children’s Literature and The Children’s Literature Association ARTICLES: Perry Nodelman Speculations on the Characteristics of Children’s Fiction; Roderick McGillis The Pleasure of the Process; Thomas Travisano Of Dialectic and Divided Consciousness; Margaret R. Higonnet A Pride of Pleasures; Perry Nodelman The Urge to Sameness; Kenneth Kidd Boyology in the Twentieth Century; Marilynn Olson Turn-of-the-Century Grotesque; Peter Hollindale Plain Speaking; Hamida Bosmajian Doris Orgel’s The Devil in Vienna; Joseph Stanton Maurice Sendak’s Urban Landscapes. VARIA: Andrea Immel James Pettit Andrews’s "Books" (1790); Penny Mahon "Things by Their Right Name"; Phyllis Bixler The Lion and the Lamb. IN MEMORIAM: R. H. W. Dillard In Memoriam: Francelia Butler, 1913–1998; John Cech In Mansfield Hollow: For Francelia; Eric Dawson Francelia’s Dream. REVIEWS: Anita Tarr "Still so much work to be done"; Gillian Adams A Fuzzy Genre; Kenneth Kidd Crosswriting the School Story; Raymond E. Jones A New Salvo in the Literary Battle of the Sexes; Stephen Canham From Wonderland to the Marketplace; Jan Susina Dealing with Victorian Fairies; Gregory Eiselein Reading a Feminist Romance; Anne K. Phillips The Wizard of Oz in the Twentieth Century; June Cummins "Where the Girls Are"—and Aren’t; Deborah Stevenson Letters from the Editor; Hamida Bosmajian Dangerous Images; Roberta Seelinger Trites The Transactional School of Children’s Literature Criticism. DISSERTATIONS OF NOTE: Mary Mayfield and Rachel Fordyce

Computational Mechanics ’95

Volume 1 and Volume 2 Theory and Applications

Author: S.N. Atluri,G. Yagawa,Thomas A. Cruse

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642796540

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 3161

View: 3823

AI!, in the earlier conferences (Tokyo, 1986; Atlanta, 1988, Melbourne, 1991; and Hong Kong, 1992) the response to the call for presentations at ICES-95 in Hawaii has been overwhelming. A very careful screening of the extended abstracts resulted in about 500 paper being accepted for presentation. Out of these, written versions of about 480 papers reached the conference secretariat in Atlanta in time for inclusion in these proceedings. The topics covered at ICES-95 range over the broadest spectrum of computational engineering science. The editors thank the international scientific committee, for their advice and encouragement in making ICES-95 a successful scientific event. Special thanks are expressed to the International Association for Boundary Elements Methods for hosting IABEM-95 in conjunction with ICES-95. The editors here express their deepest gratitude to Ms. Stacy Morgan for her careful handling of a myriad of details of ICES-95, often times under severe time constraints. The editors hope that the readers of this proceedings will find a kaleidoscopic view of computational engineering in the year 1995, as practiced in various parts of the world. Satya N. Atluri Atlanta, Georgia, USA Genki Yagawa Tokyo,Japan Thomas A. Cruse Nashville, TN, USA Organizing Committee Professor Genki Yagawa, University of Tokyo, Japan, Chair Professor Satya Atluri, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

A Comparative Approach to Redefining Chinese-ness in the Era of Globalization

Author: Anbin Shi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780773468467

Category: Education

Page: 289

View: 9860

This work discusses the changing conceptualization of Chinese social/cultural/gender/ethnic identities, incorporating a cultural studies approach. Chapters include a review of Chinese-ness as a geopolitical and cultural concept, and an examination of Chinese rock singer Cui Jian.

Postcolonial Life-Writing

Culture, Politics, and Self-Representation

Author: Bart Moore-Gilbert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134106920

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 200

View: 7537

Postcolonial Life-Writing is the first attempt to offer a sustained critique of this increasingly visible and influential field of cultural production. Bart Moore-Gilbert considers the relationship between postcolonial life-writing and its western analogues, identifying the key characteristics that differentiate the genre in the postcolonial context. Focusing particularly on writing styles and narrative conceptions of the Self, this book uncovers a distinctive parallel tradition of auto/biographical writing and analyses its cultural and political significance. Original and provocative, this book brings together the two distinct fields of Postcolonial Studies and Auto/biography Studies in a fruitful and much needed dialogue.

31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam

A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND1 (100-101) Certification Exam

Author: Allan Johnson

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 013351773X

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 4156

31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam Second Edition A Day-By-Day Review Guide for the ICND1 (100-101) Certification Exam 31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification Exam offers you a personable and practical way to understand the certification process, commit to taking the 100-101 ICND1 certification exam, and finish your preparation using a variety of Primary and Supplemental study resources. With a CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required for entry-level network support positions—the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT is the first step toward achieving CCNA certification. Sign up for the ICND1 exam and use the book’s day-by-day guide and checklist to organize, prepare, and review. Each day in this guide breaks down an exam topic into a manageable bit of information to review using short summaries. A Study Resources section provides you with a quick reference for locating more in-depth treatment of a day’s topics within the Primary and Supplemental resources. The features of the book empower you to fit exam preparation into a busy schedule: --Visual calendar summarizing each day’s study topic --Checklist providing advice for preparation activities leading up to the exam --Description of the 100-101 ICND1 exam organization and sign-up process --Strategies from the author to be mentally, organizationally, and physically prepared for exam day --Conversational tone, which makes your study time more enjoyable Primary Resources: Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide ISBN: 9781587143854 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 Foundation Learning Guide ISBN: 9781587143762 Introduction to Networks Companion Guide ISBN: 9781587133169 Introduction to Networks Lab Manual ISBN: 9781587133121 Routing and Switching Essentials Companion Guide ISBN: 9781587133183 Routing and Switching Essentials Lab Manual ISBN: 9781587133206 Supplemental Resources: CCENT Practice and Study Guide ISBN: 9781587133459 Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack ISBN: 9781587203992 CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide, 3e ISBN: 9781587204302 Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 Network Simulator ISBN: 9780789750433

The Female Figure in Contemporary Historical Fiction

Author: K. Cooper,E. Short

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137283386

Category: Social Science

Page: 241

View: 5514

From The Other Boleyn Girl to Fingersmith , this collection explores the popularity of female-centred historical novels in recent years. It asks how these representations are influenced by contemporary gender politics, and whether they can be seen as part of a wider feminist project to recover women's history.

Indigenous Networks

Mobility, Connections and Exchange

Author: Jane Carey,Jane Lydon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317659325

Category: History

Page: 312

View: 6550

This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge for new imperial and transnational histories: to explore the historical role of colonized and subaltern communities in these processes, and their legacies in the present. Bringing together prominent and emerging scholars who have begun to explore Indigenous networks and "transnational" encounters, and to consider the broader significance of "extra-local" connections, exchanges and mobility for Indigenous peoples, this work engages closely with some of the key historical scholarship on transnationalism and the networks of European imperialism. Chapters deploy a range of analytic scales, including global, regional and intra-Indigenous networks, and methods, including histories of ideas and cultural forms and biography, as well as exploring contemporary legacies. In drawing these perspectives together, this book charts an important new direction in research.

Work at the Boundaries of Science

Information and the Interdisciplinary Research Process

Author: C.L. Palmer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401598436

Category: Computers

Page: 174

View: 9522

Interdisciplinary inquiry has become more pervasive in recent decades, yet we still know little about the conduct of this type of research or the information problems associated with it. This book is one of few empirical studies of interdisciplinary knowledge practices. It examines how interdisciplinary scientists discover and exchange information and knowledge, highlighting how the boundaries between disciplines affect how information is used and how knowledge is constructed. It is written for scholars and practitioners with an interest in developing information systems and research environments to foster innovative scientific work. Target groups include researchers in information science, science studies, communication, as well as research administrators and information professionals.

Sams Teach Yourself JavaServer Pages 2.0 with Apache Tomcat in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

Author: Mark Wutka,Alan Moffet,Kunal Mittal

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672332746

Category: Computers

Page: 552

View: 2218

In JavaServer Pages 2.0, Sun has added new features that make it even easier to create dynamic, interactive Web pages in Java. These include a built-in expression language and a library of tags (the JSP Standard Tag Library) that facilitate creation of pages. Sams Teach Yourself JavaServer Pages 2.0 in 24 Hours starts with the basics of JSP, and explains the expression language, JSTL, creating new tags and more. Each lesson builds on the previous one, giving you a full picture of JSP development. Later chapters describe how to incorporate XML, interface with larger Java applications, work with popular frameworks such as Struts, and more. The book includes Apache Tomcat, Sun's reference implementation of JSP, so you can start developing applications immediately.


Negotiating Boundaries in Post-colonial Writing

Author: Monika Reif-Hülser

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042004580

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 293

View: 9642

Boundaries, borderlines, limits on the one hand and rites of passage, contact zones, in-between spaces on the other have attracted renewed interest in a broad variety of cultural discourses after a long period of decenterings and delimitations in numerous fields of social, psychological, and intellectual life.Anthropological dimensions of the subject and its multifarious ways of world-making represent the central challenge among the concerns of the humanities. The role of literature and the arts in the formation of cultural and personal identities, theoretical and political approaches to the relation between self and other, the familiar and the foreign, have become key issues in literary and cultural studies; forms of expressivity and expression and question of mediation as well as new enquiries into ethics have characterized the intellectual energies of the past decade. The aim of Borderlandsis to represent a variety of approaches to questions of border crossing and boundary transgression; approaches from different angles and different disciplines, but all converging in their own way on the post-colonial paradigm.Topics discussed include globalization, cartography and ontology, transitional identity, ecocritical sensibility, questions of the application of post-coloniality, gender and sexuality, and attitudes towards space and place. As well as studies of the cinema of the settler colonies, the films of Neil Jordan, and 'Othering' in Canadian sports journalism, there are treatments of the Nigerian novel, South African prison memoirs, and African women's writing. Authors examined include Elizabeth Bowen, Bruce Chatwin, Mohamed Choukri, Nuruddin Farah, Jamaica Kincaid, Pauline Melville, Bharati Mukherjee, Michael Ondaatje, and Leslie Marmon Silko.

African Boundaries

A Legal and Diplomatic Encyclopaedia

Author: Ian Brownlie,Ian R. Burns


ISBN: 9780903983877

Category: Africa

Page: 1355

View: 7541


Between Artifacts and Texts

Historical Archaeology in Global Perspective

Author: Anders Andrén

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475794096

Category: Social Science

Page: 215

View: 8074

This is the first truly global survey of the relationship between artifacts and texts from historiographical, methodological, and analytical perspectives. It analyzes the crucial relationship between material culture and writing in ancient societies, employing examples from twelve major disciplines in historical archaeology and summarizing their role in five global methodological approaches. It is valuable reading for advanced (under/post) graduate students, and instructors in any historical archaeological subject.

Pūtea Whakairo

Māori and the Written Word

Author: Bradford Haami

Publisher: Huia Publishers

ISBN: 9781869690823

Category: Social Science

Page: 137

View: 4163

This stunning book presents a history of the Ngati Hikatoa people through the writings of seven Maori people spanning four generations of the Maaka family. Included are genealogies, traditional histories and personal documents written in Maori and in English that date from 1848-1978. Ranging from Pepeha and Waiata to the bleaky beautiful diaries of a mutton-birder, the documents collected in this book are a rare and intriguing window into the real lives of their authors. This valuable reference work illustrates how Whanau , Hapu and Iwi holding private Maori manuscripts can safeguard and share ancestors' precious works for the future.