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Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline

Farah Godrej

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782062
eISBN:
9780199919123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782062.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This book takes cosmopolitanism as its central problematic, asking the question of what it might mean for the very practices of political theorizing to be cosmopolitan? It suggest that methodological ... More


“Other” Texts, Our Contexts: Western Problems and Non-Western Solutions

Farah Godrej

in Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782062
eISBN:
9780199919123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782062.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 turns to the question of “self-relocation,” which refers to the relocation of the site of experience and understanding within the Western academy, using the knowledges, methods and ... More


Conclusion to Part II Local Cosmopolitans

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the key findings of the second section of this book about the genealogical travel writings of the Hadramis. The focus of this section is mainly on the Hadrami sayyids who ... More


Positioning “World Music” in Education: A Conceptual History

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a conceptual survey of approaches to cultural diversity for music educators, examining the myriad terms used to refer to cultural diversity and world music. The meaning of these ... More


Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Wendy Laura Belcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793211
eISBN:
9780199949700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

As a very young man, one of the most celebrated English authors of the eighteenth century translated a tome about Ethiopia. This experience permanently marked Samuel Johnson, leaving traces of the ... More


Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book proposes an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West. It shows that existing surveys of Modernism tend to treat the early stages of the ... More


Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Tony Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited volume offers the first comprehensive survey of the cinema of Evans Chan, a New York–based playwright, author, and filmmaker whose acclaimed films include To Liv(e), The Map of Sex and ... More


Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Dorothea Fischer-Hornung and Monika Mueller (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The undead are very much alive in the contemporary cultural imaginary. Monsters in general, and vampires and zombies specifically, have garnered a generous amount of attention in print media, cinema, ... More


Introduction

Wendy Laura Belcher

in Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793211
eISBN:
9780199949700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

The introduction delineates models of transcultural contact and notes their limits. It then lays out the model of discursive possession and textual energumens, addresses possible challenges to the ... More


Conclusion

Brett Hendrickson

in Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book has explored how transcultural exchanges have occurred between Mexican American folk healers and Anglo American patients. It has also discussed the impact of Mexican American religious and ... More


Conclusion: Women, Decolonization, and Autonomy

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This concluding chapter looks at the contextual studies of the transcultural autonomous self within the current debate on humanism between poststructuralist/postmodern and liberal feminist thinkers. ... More


Introduction: Individuation across Cultures:The Blind Spot of Postcolonial Theory

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter examines the postcolonial and subaltern theoretical models of agency, which are founded on a position against Enlightenment individualism. The chapter studies a few Western ... More


Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Brett Hendrickson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mexican American folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo, has been a vital part of life in the Mexico–U.S. border region for centuries. A hybrid tradition made up primarily of ... More


Overlapping Spaces: Transregional and Transcultural

Dirk Hoerder

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

“Transnational” has become a catchword. Political categories, like bordered nation-states and empires, fail to capture the experiences of labor migrants, who, like nonmigrants, were socialized in ... More


Transcultural Presence

Bill Ashcroft

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter seeks to discuss a production of “presence” that is not so much a moment of aesthetic intensity as it is a moment of cultural transformation. Such presence may be seen to occur in ... More


Epilogue: Presence Continuous

Ranjan Ghosh

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

This concluding chapter reflects on the poetics of “presence” and the promise of the movement for scholarship to come. In a transcultural reading of literature presence is about mediation, ... More


The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Engseng Ho

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book narrates the movement of an old diaspora across the Indian Ocean over the past five hundred years. Ranging from Arabia to India and Southeast Asia, the book explores the transcultural ... More


Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Sun Jung

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

South Korean masculinities have enjoyed dramatic influence in pan-Asian popular culture, which travels freely due to its non-nationalistic appeal. This book investigates transcultural consumption of ... More


Multiculturalism and the Possibility of Transcultural Educational and Philosophical Ideals

Harvey Siegel

in Education's Epistemology: Rationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682675
eISBN:
9780190682705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682675.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How should we think about the interrelationships that obtain among philosophy, education, and culture? In this chapter I explore the contours of one such interrelationship: the way in which ... More


Teaching Song of the Exile in the Diaspora:: Minor Cinema, Transcultural Literacy and Border Pedagogy

Audrey Yue

in Ann Huis Song of the Exile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028757
eISBN:
9789882206618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028757.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues the focus on the intersection between diaspora and intimacy by exploring the teaching of the film in Australia as part of the political pedagogy of critical multiculturalism. ... More


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