By Maria Eleonora Sanna,Eleni Varikas
By Maria Eleonora Sanna,Eleni Varikas
By Uta Klein
By Katharina Rahmer
By Aitemad Muhanna
By Esther Resta
By Eva Plach
The conflict of ethical Nations is a learn of the political tradition of interwar Poland, as mirrored in and through the coup. Eva Plach shifts the focal point from strictly political contexts and examines as a substitute the sanacja’s open-ended and malleable language of purification, rebirth, and ethical regeneration.
In monitoring the various appropriations and manipulations of the sanacja thought, Plach depends upon a large choice of texts, together with the clicking of the interval, the non-public papers of striking interwar ladies activists, and the reputable documents of pro-sanacja organisations, reminiscent of the Women’s Union for Citizenship Work.
The conflict of ethical Nations introduces a major cultural and gendered size to understandings of nationwide and political identification in interwar Poland.
By Michael Sturma
From the 1st eu touch with Tahiti in 1767, the parable of the South Sea maiden has continued via many incarnations. even though the maiden often supplied an idealized antidote to Western women's self-assertion, the South Pacific additionally afforded an area the place limitations among the sexes can be cozy and transgressed. From James cook dinner and Captain Bligh to James Michener and Margaret Mead, the Island lady has occupied a different position within the erotic mind's eye of the West. In a sweeping examine that embraces heritage, literature, visible arts, anthropology and picture, this research supplies clean perception into the myths and fact of a Western icon.
While ladies from remote lands have continuously been provided as unique and welcoming, the South Sea maiden has come to represent female sexuality, as a vital part of the journey, sensuality, and romance of the South Pacific. everybody from early explorers to nineteenth century writers and artists to latter day anthropologists, movie makers, and tourism promoters have extolled their virtues and their our bodies. Sturma appears to be like in the back of the preferred clich^D'es to bare how the myth-making procedure mirrored not just Western wishes, however the lower and thrust of fixing sexual politics. the result's an fascinating examine either South Sea image-makers and the ladies whom they discovered so seductive.
By Katherine Grzelak
By K. Schutte
By Saugata Bhaduri,Indrani Mukherjee
Transcultural Negotiations of Gender probes into how gender is negotiated alongside the 2 axes of ‘belonging’ and ‘longing’– the dual wishes of being positioned inside of a cultural milieu, whereas craving for both what has glided by or what's but to come back. It additionally probes into the class of ‘transculturality’ itself, through analyzing how not just does it pertain to the arriving jointly of cultures from diversified spatial destinations, yet how shifts over the years and altering performative modes and technological technique of articulation, inside of what might be presumed to be an analogous tradition, may also result in the ‘transcultural’.
The quantity includes 4 sections. half I, ‘(Be)longing in Time’, examines negotiation of gender via transcultural acts of myths, rituals and spiritual practices being revised and revisited through the years. half II, ‘(Be)longing in Space’, reviews how gender is renegotiated whilst humans from diversified areas engage, as additionally whilst public areas and domain names themselves turn into websites of such negotiations. partially III, ‘Performing (Be)longing’, such transcultural negotiations can be found within the context of fixing modes of functionality, contemplating fairly that gender itself is performative. the ultimate part, ‘Modernity, know-how and (Be)longing’, lines how gender turns into transculturally negotiated in an area like India, with the appearance of modernity and its better half expertise.