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Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases. The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases
This essay reflects on the shift of user interaction operated by online literary archives and databases. One can easily recognize a change of scenery happening in the current networked world, given the way authors and ...
By whatever name
This paper explores the significance of naming and the role of editing practices of Shakespeare's plays: Is it Imogen or Innogen, Falstaff or Oldcastle? By looking into how editors of Shakespeare have approached these and ...
The Meroitic empire: trade and cultural influences in an Indian ocean context
The Meroitic Empire was a powerful Kushite state in the Middle Nile region of the Sudan, lasting from the fourth century BCE to the fourth century CE. In the early phase from the ninth century BCE, the seat of power was ...
Translation as critique of “cultural sameness”. Ricoeur, Luther and the practice of translation
(The University of Akureyri, 2014)
The article discusses translation as a critical approach to how we see culture. According to the anthropologist Marianne Gullestad culture is part of mechanism of exclusion when it is linked to identity or “sameness”. ...
Framing the Frame: Shakespeare and the Cadre
This article provides a conceptual introduction to the notion of Framing and functions as an introduction. n Framing the Sign, Jonathan Culler privileges the term frame over context (ix). Culler states that framing a work ...
Terrorists or cowards: negative portrayals of male Syrian refugees in social media
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This paper examines images and words shared on the Twitter hashtag #refugeesNOTwelcome to understand the portrayal of male Syrian refugees in a post-9/11 context where the Middle-Eastern male is often primarily cast as a ...
Towards a "Redescription" of "Spirituality": A Response
In “The Spiritual Illusion” (2014), Jonathan R. Herman wishes to initiate a discussion of the feasibility of the category “spirituality” within the study of religions. This response addresses several methodological problems ...
Mot en trebank for talespråk
(Novus forlag, 2008)
IPCC communicative practices: A linguistic comparison of the Summary for Policymakers 2007 and 2013
(Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Culture and Communication Studies (IKK) and Department of International Language Studies and Computational Linguistics (ISV), 2014)
The present paper undertakes an analysis of language use in two so-called Summaries for policymakers (SPMs), published as part of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Assessment Reports 4 (AR4, 2007) and 5 ...
Obligations of poor countries in ensuring global justice: The case of Uganda
(Programme for Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2014)
Obligations of global justice rest mainly on the global rich but also to a lesser extent on the global poor. The governments of poor countries are obliged to fulfill requirements of non-aggression, good governance and ...