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A Woman’s Place: Spatial Dynamics of the Orient

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 8 This chapter discusses the complex strategies, from transposition of the home space to aesthetic discourse, used by women travel writers to access the Oriental space while avoiding censure. ... More


Empowering Teaching and Learning in Math and Science Education

Edna Tan, Angela Calabrese Barton, Erin E. Turner, and Maura Varley Gutiérrez

in Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226037974
eISBN:
9780226037998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037998.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Empowering math and science education supports youth in appropriating canonical knowledge and practices of science and math, but also provides opportunities to question, challenge, and reconstruct ... More


Sacred Spaces and Interreligious Learning

Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

The major religious traditions of the world—Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, to name but a few—all stress the need for human beings to create sacred spaces where they can thrive. This ... More


Multiraciality and Migration: Mixed-Race American Okinawans, 1945–1972

Lily Anne Yumi Welty

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the multiracial American Japanese who grew up in Okinawa and the U.S. during the post-World War II period through to the 1970s. Multiracial Okinawans did not fit into the ... More


Bridging the Gap between Patients and Models

Ilka Diester, Franz Hefti, Isabelle Mansuy, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Trevor W. Robbins, Lee L. Rubin, Akira Sawa, Marius Wernig, Gül Dölen, Steven E. Hyman, Lennart Mucke, Karoly Nikolich, and Bernd Sommer

in Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Classic research into human disease tends to be top-down or bottom-up, from symptoms or genes, respectively. While bottom-up approaches may work in oncology and might advance understanding of ... More


Living on the Edge: Maya Identity and Skeletal Biology on the Spanish Frontier

Amanda R. Harvey, Marie Elaine Danforth, and Mark N. Cohen

in Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Harvey, Cohen, and Danforth examine health among the Tipu Maya of Colonial Belize in “Living on the Edge” through the prism of Naum’s (2011) concept of frontiers created under colonialism. The ... More


Bridging the Silence, Part III: Trieste and the Language of Belonging

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 7 focuses on the works of Boris Pahor, Fulvio Tomizza, and Carolus Cergoly, all of whom perform the role of vicarious witnesses. In contrast to the simplistic and homogenizing mainstream ... More


Saving Money and the World

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

There are many reasons for libraries, but all of them involve making a community a better place. Justifications of libraries are reviewed: collective buying agent, economic stimulus, center of ... More


Introduction: Approaching American Islam

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter demonstrates how the Webb Foundation exemplifies important trends in the study of contemporary American Muslim community formation, particularly efforts to transcend racial divisions, ... More


Poetics of Anxiety and Security: The Problem of Speech and Action in Our Time

Homi K. Bhabha

in The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270910
eISBN:
9780823270965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270910.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay examines the connection between literature and trauma by analyzing anew the cultural circulation of Auden’s “September 1, 1939” in relation to the 9/11 terror attacks. Widely invoked at a ... More


Suburban Islam

Justine Howe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Suburban Islam explores how American Muslims have created new kinds of religious communities, known as third spaces, to navigate political and social pressures after 9/11. This book examines how one ... More


‘To Make Strange Things Possible’: The Photomontages of the Bakor Photo Studio in Lamu, Kenya

Heike Behrend

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The Bakor Studio in Lamu, situated on one of the main streets of the Old Town, was established in the 1960s. The founder, Mr Omar Said Bakor, born in 1932, was a self-made man and brilliant ... More


Conclusion: Third Spaces and Ethnographic Entanglements in the Age of Obama

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion examines the significance of third-space religious communities for religious studies, American religions, and the study of American Islam. It argues that scholars should be more ... More


Building the Webb Community

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the suburban religious landscape, educational networks, and narratives of the American Muslim past out of which the Webb community emerged. It demonstrates how the suburbs are a ... More


“Reading for Kernels of Truth”: The Webb Book Club

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Webb’s book group, which provides a crucial window into the possibilities and limitations of religious third spaces. Claiming interpretative authority, book club members, all ... More


Transatlantic Coloniality in 1940s Cuba

Francisco Fernández de Alba

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

“Transatlantic Coloniality” focuses on the work of Wifredo Lam and Virgilio Piñera to explore the construction of a national Cuban cannon in the 40s. From the perspective of Transatlantic Studies, ... More


The Tiger: Reappraising Global Clare

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the alchemy produced by the asymmetrical processes of localization and globalization and their offspring, glocalization, in Clare’s traditional soundscape during the Celtic ... More


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