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Libguides On Steroids: Expanding The Use Of Libguides To Justify Workload And Support Library, Carol Leibiger 2011 Selected Works

Libguides On Steroids: Expanding The Use Of Libguides To Justify Workload And Support Library, Carol Leibiger

Carol A Leibiger

LibGuides have captured the attention of the American academic library world. Subject guides like LibGuides are intended to provide access to resources for disciplines or courses to supplement library instruction provided during one-shot sessions or at the reference desk. LibGuides are available to users when and where they are needed. A constant refrain in the literature on subject guides is the workload inherent in their creation and maintenance. LibGuides are easy to create. However, the time required to maintain LibGuides continues to have a strong impact on workload for otherwise busy librarians.

As Information Literacy Coordinator (ILC), the presenter faces ...


The Gaps We Choose To Fill And How We Choose To Fill Them: Readers' Creation Of Turkish German Identity In Texts By Zehra Çirak, Whitney Roberts Ehle 2011 Brigham Young University - Provo

The Gaps We Choose To Fill And How We Choose To Fill Them: Readers' Creation Of Turkish German Identity In Texts By Zehra Çirak, Whitney Roberts Ehle

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis explores why readers insist on interpreting Zehra Çirak's texts in light of her Turkish German background when she claims that her texts have little to do with her Turkish heritage and are more universally applicable. While readers can interpret her texts without considering the author's biography, thereby obtaining insights into their own personal identity, I suggest that it also makes sense for readers to interpret her texts with the author's biography in mind because of current events and the history of Turkish migrant labor in Germany. To explore different possible interpretations of her texts, I ...


Termwiki: Terminology Management Just Got Easier, Uwe Muegge 2011 Selected Works

Termwiki: Terminology Management Just Got Easier, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

More and more practitioners in the technical communication and translation/localization field are beginning to understand the critical role multilingual terminology plays in the lifecycle of products and services, especially if those products and services are offered on international markets. What’s still not well understood is the fact that exchanging glossaries via e-mailed spreadsheets is creating almost as many problems as it solves. This article describes the key features of the latest release of TermWiki, the free collaborative terminology management solution that now supports personal glossary management.


Astm Committee On Language Services’ Inaugural Meeting, Uwe Muegge, Melissa Taing 2011 SelectedWorks

Astm Committee On Language Services’ Inaugural Meeting, Uwe Muegge, Melissa Taing

Uwe Muegge

The first meeting of ASTM F43 was held on February 17th at the University of Maryland’s National Foreign Language Center in College Park, MD. More than 75 representatives from U.S. government agencies, private sector companies, and academic and professional organizations attended. The primary agenda items were setting up the five subcommittees, electing officers, and establishing initial meetings for each of the following subcommittees: • F43.01 Language Interpreting • F43.02 Foreign Language Interpreting • F43.03 Foreign Language Translation • F43.04 Language Proficiency • F43.05 Executive


Tinkering With Tenure, Scott Abbott 2011 Utah Valley University

Tinkering With Tenure, Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.


Tinkering With Tenure, Scott Abbott 2011 Utah Valley University

Tinkering With Tenure, Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.


Justifying The Margins: Marginal Culture, Hybridity And The Polish Challenge In Fontane's Effi Briest, Zorana Gluscevic 2011 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Justifying The Margins: Marginal Culture, Hybridity And The Polish Challenge In Fontane's Effi Briest, Zorana Gluscevic

Open Access Dissertations

This dissertation argues that the interpretive framework from which Fontane's Effi Briest is commonly approached limits discussion to metropolitan core culture and fails to address Fontane's path-breaking accomplishment. After outlining limitations of some prominent approaches to Effi Briest in chapter one, my next four chapters explore alternative reading strategies that instead situate the novel in the imperial context of the new German state inflected by transnational relations and problematize the tendency to see Germany as a space territorially and culturally homogenized and stable. Chapter two reads the novel through Foucault's notion of heterotopia to demonstrate Fontane's ...


Translation Tools In The Cloud: Reviewit And Termwiki At Silicon Valley's Imug, Uwe Muegge 2011 SelectedWorks

Translation Tools In The Cloud: Reviewit And Termwiki At Silicon Valley's Imug, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

Imagine a place where total newbies to localization and internationalization can just walk up and introduce themselves to the folks who got this whole industry started, a place that brims with the energy of today’s movers and shakers in the L10Nverse, a place that’s truly open, welcoming and, of course, international. The International Multilingual User Group (IMUG) is just that place: Founded in 1987 and holding regular monthly meetings since 1991, IMUG has been a driving force in the localization community that reaches far beyond its base in Silicon Valley.


Termwiki: Terminology Management In The Cloud, Uwe Muegge 2011 SelectedWorks

Termwiki: Terminology Management In The Cloud, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

Featuring the familiar wiki user interface and controls, TermWiki is an intuitive tool that allows even first-time users to add terms within minutes. A simple data model that uses pre-populated pick lists speeds up term entry by non-terminologists. As a web-based tool, TermWiki not only permits but fosters collaboration among the terminology stakeholders in an organization. Compliance with industry standards such as TBX allows users to upload existing terminology and integrate TermWiki in translation memory and content management systems.


Termwiki: A New Terminology Management System, Uwe Muegge 2011 SelectedWorks

Termwiki: A New Terminology Management System, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

While widely recognized as a best practice, comprehensive terminology management is typically not part of most translation and localization projects. Many factors may be contributing to this sorry state of affairs, but the lack of an easy-to-use, no-cost/low-cost, standards-based tool for centralized, collaborative terminology management certainly ranks high among them. TermWiki is a free open source initiative that employs the familiar wiki technology to provide a powerful yet user-friendly terminology management solution to organizations of any size - including freelance translators. This paper introduces the reader to the promise and limitations of TermWiki, and suggests possible uses in translator training.


Bernhard Ten Brink And German English Studies In Lotharingia, Richard Utz 2011 Western Michigan University

Bernhard Ten Brink And German English Studies In Lotharingia, Richard Utz

Richard Utz

No abstract provided.


Negotiating Heritage: Observations On Semantic Concepts, Temporality, And The Centre Of The Study Of The Cultural Heritage Of Medieval Rituals, Richard Utz 2011 Western Michigan University

Negotiating Heritage: Observations On Semantic Concepts, Temporality, And The Centre Of The Study Of The Cultural Heritage Of Medieval Rituals, Richard Utz

Richard Utz

This essay is a revised version of a paper originally presented at the "Fifth Conference on the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals" at University of Copenhagen on October 26, 2009. It seeks to review the interdisciplinary scholarship done by the Centre of the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals, a project funded by the Danish National Research Foundation since 2001, from the perspective of Reinhart Kosellek's work on semantic concepts and temporality, focusing specifically on a recent Centre publication: Negotiating Heritage: Memories of the Middle Ages, edited by Mette B. Bruun and Stephanie Glaser as volume 4 ...


Cahier Calin: Makers Of The Middle Ages. Essays In Honor Of William Calin, Richard Utz, Elizabeth Emery 2011 Western Michigan University

Cahier Calin: Makers Of The Middle Ages. Essays In Honor Of William Calin, Richard Utz, Elizabeth Emery

Richard Utz

No abstract provided.


Spenser, Wolfram, And The Reformation Of Despair, Susannah Monta, Lisi Oliver 2011 University of Notre Dame

Spenser, Wolfram, And The Reformation Of Despair, Susannah Monta, Lisi Oliver

Journal of Literary Onomastics

To date, no consensus has emerged concerning the derivation of Spenser’s names Trevisan and Terwin, the only two characters in Book I’s “Legend of Holiness” whose names are not obviously labels. This essay proposes that Wolfram’s Parzival offers a strong analogue that may also point to a possible origin for the names of Spenser’s Trevisan and Terwin. Further, and most significantly, the comparison between Wolfram’s poem and Spenser’s gives the more important of those two figures, the fearful knight Trevisan, a complex role to play as Spenser probes Protestant theological treatments of despair.


Bertolt Brechts Theater, David T. Ey 2011 Gettysburg College

Bertolt Brechts Theater, David T. Ey

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Bertolt Brecht hat Theater umgewälzt. Das populäre Theater seiner Tage bestand aus Tragödien. Sie waren amüsant, aber statisch. Sie zeigten die gefährlichsten Situationen der Menschen mit Wahrheit und hielten nichts zurück. Sie zeigten Wirklichkeit, aber diese Wirklichkeit blieb im Theater. Man ging ins Theater und sympathisierte sich mit den Charakteren. Das Schauspiel endete, und gleichzeitig endete das Mitleid. Man glaubte, dass man nichts machen konnte, weil die Charaktere nichts machen konnten. Bertolt Brecht hat diese Idee abgelehnt; er wollte ein dynamisches Theater machen. Er wollte ein Theater der Aktion: episches Theater. Seine Theaterstücke konnten das Publikum beeinflussen, und er glaubte ...


Konflikt Und Überzeugung, Menschlichkeit Und Tod: Die Charakterisierung Von Friedrich Schiller, David T. Ey 2011 Gettysburg College

Konflikt Und Überzeugung, Menschlichkeit Und Tod: Die Charakterisierung Von Friedrich Schiller, David T. Ey

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Friedrich Schillers Charaktere sind dynamisch und statisch. Ihre Ziele ändern sich nicht durch das Schauspiel, aber die Ziele verursachen innere Konflikte, die mit einem äußeren Konflikt beschäftigten. Die Charaktere lösen die Konflikte durch den Verzicht eines Ziels auf. Schillers historische Tragödien handeln von absoluter Auswahl. Sie sind am Anfang fehler- und lückenhaft, aber sie ändern sich durch das Stück und werden absolut. Dann werden sie bestimmt, ein Ziel zu erreichen, aber sie verlieren ihre Menschlichkeit. Der innere Konflikt wird aufgelöst, und bald ist der äußere Konflikt aufgelöst. Am Ende sind die Charaktere und die Konflikte komplett und eindimensional. [excerpt]


The Ambiguity Of Revolution: Wu-Wei, Pathology And Criminality In Alfred Döblin’S "Die Drei Sprünge Des Wang-Lun. Chinesischer Roman", Qinna Shen 2011 Bryn Mawr College

The Ambiguity Of Revolution: Wu-Wei, Pathology And Criminality In Alfred Döblin’S "Die Drei Sprünge Des Wang-Lun. Chinesischer Roman", Qinna Shen

German Faculty Research and Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Barometers Of Gdr Cultural Politics: Contextualizing The Defa Grimm Adaptations, Qinna Shen 2011 Bryn Mawr College

Barometers Of Gdr Cultural Politics: Contextualizing The Defa Grimm Adaptations, Qinna Shen

German Faculty Research and Scholarship

This essay examines adaptations of the Grimms' fairy tales by the East German Film Studio, die Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA). After a brief discussion of the condemnation and rehabilitation of fairy tales in the Soviet Union and GDR (German Democratic Republic), it analyzes selected fairy-tale film adaptations against their political, ideological, and cultural-historical background. This investigation shows that the conception of the films, as well as their reception, responded quickly to vacillating liberal and repressive trends and thus functioned as a barometer of cultural politics in the GDR. As children's films, these adaptations illustrate an interesting synthesis of art and ...


Revisiting The Wound Of A Nation: The ‘Good Nazi’ John Rabe And The Nanking Massacre, Qinna Shen 2011 Bryn Mawr College

Revisiting The Wound Of A Nation: The ‘Good Nazi’ John Rabe And The Nanking Massacre, Qinna Shen

German Faculty Research and Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Lutheran Christian Hebraism In The Time Of Solomon Glassius (1593-1656), Stephen G. Burnett 2011 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lutheran Christian Hebraism In The Time Of Solomon Glassius (1593-1656), Stephen G. Burnett

Faculty Publications, Classics and Religious Studies Department

Lutheran Hebrew scholarship in the era of Orthodoxy has suffered the same kind of scholarly neglect as theology from this period. A few Hebraists such as Wilhelm Schickard or Wolfgang Ratke have been the subjects of monographs or collections of articles, while others receive mention in university histories or books related to Jewish-Christian relations in early modern Germany. Only within the past decade have scholars addressed this facet of Reformation-era Christian Hebraism. Johann Anselm Steiger examined the use that Johann Gerhard and Solomon Glassius made of post-biblical Jewish literature, while Kenneth G. Appold has stressed the pivotal role that Hebrew ...


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