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It is now acknowledged in Creative Writing research that the traditional writing workshop as developed in United States universities during the 20th century was initially propagated across the globe as part of a project to secure American soft power, and it remains ideologically slanted toward...
Childhood forms the basis for a lifetime of ecological interaction. Due to many contemporary ecological challenges, including the threat of climate change, children today grow up with complex relationships to the environment. However, there remains relatively little scholarship on recent novels...
Illness narratives, or autobiographical accounts of the lived experience of pathology or disability, have been established as an effective therapeutic intervention for responding to emotional well-being related to illness (Couser, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2009; Frank; Hartman; Hawkins; Irvine & Charon;...
Written nearly a century ago, Вуйкова книга Uncle’s Book (1930) by Jacob Maydanyk embodied the collective memories of early Ukrainian settlers on the Canadian prairies. It was Maydanyk’s graphic memoir, and over the years, time was unkind - the book of comic strips became a collection of...
Being German versus doing German: How pre-sojourn learners of German in Jordan construct and subvert ethnic identity through knowledge displaysDownload
This study examines how knowledge displays reflect the way students of German at a university in Jordan position themselves vis-à-vis German identity in the semester prior to studying abroad. It may be tempting to assume that language learners desire some degree of target culture membership, but...
Affective Matters: Translation, Censorship, and the Circulation of “Romans-à-clef” from Argentina to Franco’s Spain (1960-1980)Download
During the Francoist regime in Spain, literary translations into Spanish and Catalan were, along with domestic literary works, subject to the publishing guidelines established to control the cultural production and circulation of literature. Archival investigations unearthed an overlooked...
Writing Research Articles in Discrete Mathematics: A Rhetorical, Multimodal Genre Analysis and PedagogyDownload
This dissertation reports my rhetorical, multimodal genre analysis of research articles (RAs) in discrete mathematics and its pedagogical applications. The increasing demand on graduate students to publish their research in English and the need of these students to write in the key genres of...
This dissertation investigates the literary ascendancy in the West of China’s first Nobel laureate, Gao Xingjian, through translation. Although Gao’s master novel Lingshan was significant for his international reputation, the importance of its translations for his literary prestige in the West...
Throughout the two-way journey of nine self-translating authors from the literary periphery to the literary center and vice versa, this project examines the asymmetrical transfer of their work between the central languages of French and English on one part, and Arabic as a peripheral language on...
According to David Damrosch, world literature is a locus of negotiation between a source culture and a host culture, and a “space defined in many ways by the host culture’s national tradition and the present needs of its own writers” (What Is World Literature? 283). Damrosch also notes that “more...