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Why Study Language? Discussing Language And Its Influence On Gender Discrimination, Katelyn Eisenmann Apr 2019

Why Study Language? Discussing Language And Its Influence On Gender Discrimination, Katelyn Eisenmann

Honors Projects

An applied research project, with the culminating piece being a panel discussion that focused on the ways in which language use and structure contribute to attitudes and perceptions of gender within our society, and the politics that surround concepts of gender.


An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar Dec 2018

An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar

Master's Theses

This study explores the shared challenges during the acculturation process of graduate student immigrants pursuing higher education in the United States. 13 graduate student immigrants at the University of San Francisco discuss their experiences of cultural adjustment into U.S. culture. Through qualitative interviews and thematic analysis, this study seeks to understand the acculturation experiences of graduate student immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. This analysis is based on the individual-level experience examining attitudes and acculturation strategies in the dominant society. Analysis, possibly policy implication for institutions of higher education, and possible directions for future ...


Fresa Style In Mexico: Sociolinguistic Stereotypes And The Variability Of Social Meanings, Rebeca Martinez Gomez Apr 2018

Fresa Style In Mexico: Sociolinguistic Stereotypes And The Variability Of Social Meanings, Rebeca Martinez Gomez

Linguistics ETDs

This dissertation examines the flexibility in the social meanings of sociolinguistic stereotypes and how linguistic and non-linguistic information affect these meanings. The investigation consists of four empirical studies surrounding the case of fresas in Mexico –members of the upper class that are perceived as using a unique linguistic style.

Study 1 investigates the linguistic and non-linguistic characteristics associated with the fresa stereotype. Through a qualitative analysis of 64 webpages and 3 performances of the style, it is shown that fresasare perceived as the counterpart of another construct, nacos,and that their linguistic style is linked to English due to ...


Skopos Theory As An Extension Of Rhetoric, Isabelle Collombat May 2017

Skopos Theory As An Extension Of Rhetoric, Isabelle Collombat

Poroi

This essay, which pertains to translation studies, presents a reflection aiming at defining intersections between the areas covered respectively by rhetoric and by skopos theory, which, in the field of translation studies, is one of the most frequently used theoretical frameworks that structures practice, and therefore teaching. It aims to lay the foundations of a translatorial theoretical framework based on an extension of the skopos model including the stylistic elements of classical rhetoric, and perhaps also on an extension of the rhetorical model to embrace a wide range of text types.


The Transcoding Of “Women Empowerment” As “Empoderamiento De La Mujer”: A Post-Colonial Translation Theory For Transnational Feminist Rhetorics, Cristina Sanchez-Martin May 2017

The Transcoding Of “Women Empowerment” As “Empoderamiento De La Mujer”: A Post-Colonial Translation Theory For Transnational Feminist Rhetorics, Cristina Sanchez-Martin

Poroi

In the work of transnational feminist scholars, there is a share interest in investigating the colonial practices that affect women’s lives around the globe. In “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses” (1986) Mohanty claims that scholars in the field should “detect (…) colonialist move(s) in the case of a hegemonic first-third world connection in scholarship” (349) in order to recognize the peculiarities of the cultures whose discourses are being created and thus, avoid the universalization and “homogenization of class, race, religious, cultural and historical specificities of the lives of women” (348). In this regard, Dingo touches upon ...


Interpreting, Stephanie Jo Kent May 2014

Interpreting, Stephanie Jo Kent

Doctoral Dissertations

What do community interpreting for the Deaf in western societies, conference interpreting for the European Parliament, and language brokering in international management have in common? Academic research and professional training have historically emphasized the linguistic and cognitive challenges of interpreting, neglecting or ignoring the social aspects that structure communication. All forms of interpreting are inherently social; they involve relationships among at least three people and two languages. The contexts explored here, American Sign Language/English interpreting and spoken language interpreting within the European Parliament, show that simultaneous interpreting involves attitudes, norms and values about intercultural communication that overemphasize information and ...


English In South Asia And Pedagogical Implications, Brittany R. Ehret Apr 2014

English In South Asia And Pedagogical Implications, Brittany R. Ehret

Senior Honors Theses

English at present maintains a significant role as a second or foreign language in the region of South Asia as well as globally. In a discussion of this topic, it is important to explore a brief history of the expansion of English and its origins in South Asia. It is also essential to provide a background of South Asian English and its unique linguistic characteristics as well as its use in different contexts of South Asia. The perspectives of linguists and educators who are native to the region of South Asia should be included as much as possible in this ...


Translation, With An Introduction, Of Imagined Globalization, George Yudice, Néstor García Canclini Dec 2011

Translation, With An Introduction, Of Imagined Globalization, George Yudice, Néstor García Canclini

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Israpulp: The Israeli Popular Literature Collection At Arizona State University, Rachel Leket-Mor Dec 2011

Israpulp: The Israeli Popular Literature Collection At Arizona State University, Rachel Leket-Mor

Judaica Librarianship

Based on research literature, the article reviews the history of Hebrew popular literature since the 1930s, its connections with Yiddish Schund literature and its effects on the development of Modern Hebrew literature and Israeli identity, especially in light the New Hebrew ethos. The article features the research collection of Hebrew pulps at Arizona State Univeristy, demonstrates the significance of collecting popular materials in research libraries, and suggests possible new study directions. An appendix lists some of the materials available at the IsraPulp Collection.


Toby Miller Cultural Studies Podcast, George Yudice Dec 2011

Toby Miller Cultural Studies Podcast, George Yudice

George Yúdice

A Conversation with George Yúdice About His Miami Cultural Observatory, His Books, and Translation.


La Cultura Hispana En Estados Unidos: Grandes Promesas Incipientes, George Yudice Dec 2010

La Cultura Hispana En Estados Unidos: Grandes Promesas Incipientes, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Apontamentos Sobre Alguns Dos Novos Negócios De Música, George Yudice Dec 2010

Apontamentos Sobre Alguns Dos Novos Negócios De Música, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


George Yudice, Entrevista Por Rossana Reguillo, George Yudice Dec 2010

George Yudice, Entrevista Por Rossana Reguillo, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Fundación Alternativas, George Yudice Nov 2010

Fundación Alternativas, George Yudice

George Yúdice

On Impact of New Media on Culture Industries Reception.


Néstor García Canclini: Consumers And Citizens: Globalization And Multicultural Conflicts, A Review, George Yudice Jan 2010

Néstor García Canclini: Consumers And Citizens: Globalization And Multicultural Conflicts, A Review, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Nuevos Modelos De Producción Y Distribución, George Yudice Dec 2009

Nuevos Modelos De Producción Y Distribución, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Implementing Cultural Rights And Diversity Requires Newsworthiness, Citizen Intereest, And Political Will, George Yudice Dec 2009

Implementing Cultural Rights And Diversity Requires Newsworthiness, Citizen Intereest, And Political Will, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Activist Intellectuals In A Wired World, George Yudice Dec 2009

Activist Intellectuals In A Wired World, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Derechos Culturales, George Yudice Dec 2009

Derechos Culturales, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


The Central American Caribbean: Rethinking Regional And National Imaginaries, George Yudice Dec 2009

The Central American Caribbean: Rethinking Regional And National Imaginaries, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Museu Molecular E Desenvolvimento Cultural, George Yudice Dec 2009

Museu Molecular E Desenvolvimento Cultural, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Imagineering: Globalization In The Developing World, Review Of Andeas Huyssen, Other Cities, Other Worlds, George Yudice Dec 2008

Imagineering: Globalization In The Developing World, Review Of Andeas Huyssen, Other Cities, Other Worlds, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Culture-Based Urban Development In Rio De Janeiro, George Yudice Dec 2008

Culture-Based Urban Development In Rio De Janeiro, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Políticas Para A Diversidade Cultura, George Yudice Dec 2008

Políticas Para A Diversidade Cultura, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Modelos De Desarrollo Cultural Urbano: ¿Gentrificación O Urbanismo Social?, George Yudice Dec 2008

Modelos De Desarrollo Cultural Urbano: ¿Gentrificación O Urbanismo Social?, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Culturas Emergentes En El Mundo Hispano De Estados Unidos, George Yudice Dec 2008

Culturas Emergentes En El Mundo Hispano De Estados Unidos, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


No Se Trata De ¿Qué Tipo De Manifestaciones Artísticas Y Culturales Deberían Tener Mayor Presencia En Los Medios? Sino De . . . ., George Yudice Dec 2008

No Se Trata De ¿Qué Tipo De Manifestaciones Artísticas Y Culturales Deberían Tener Mayor Presencia En Los Medios? Sino De . . . ., George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


O Copyright: Instrumento De Expropiação E Resistência Onde De Encontram A Economia Política E Os Estudos Culturais, George Yudice, Toby Miller, Robervan Barbosa Dec 2008

O Copyright: Instrumento De Expropiação E Resistência Onde De Encontram A Economia Política E Os Estudos Culturais, George Yudice, Toby Miller, Robervan Barbosa

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


La Web 2.0 Y El Pacto Social, George Yudice Dec 2008

La Web 2.0 Y El Pacto Social, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Cultural Diversity And Cultural Rights, George Yudice Dec 2008

Cultural Diversity And Cultural Rights, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.