Global Heimat Germany: Migration and the Transnationalization of the Nation-State / by Regina Römhild

Global Heimat Germany: Migration and the Transnationalization of the Nation-State Regina Römhild Download PDF Abstract: The article explores the increasing gap between the cultural dynamics of transnationalization in Germany and the national self-perception of the German society. While concepts of … Continue reading

The Rhetoric of Origin: Language and Exclusion in Historical Perspective / by Hinrich C. Seeba

The Rhetoric of Origin: Language and Exclusion in Historical Perspective Hinrich C. Seeba Download PDF Abstract: In the following I would like to distinguish more clearly between blood line on the one hand and cultural, especially linguistic tradition on the … Continue reading

The Multilingual Experience: Insights from Language Memoirs / by Claire Kramsch

The Multilingual Experience: Insights from Language Memoirs Claire Kramsch Download PDF Abstract: In the U.S.: FL education is still very much hostage to a view of language and culture that privileges the nation-state and its national native speakers. There are … Continue reading

Cultural Translation and the Problem of Language: Yiddish in Joseph Roth’s Juden auf Wanderschaft / by Sarah Bailey

Cultural Translation and the Problem of Language: Yiddish in Joseph Roth’s Juden auf Wanderschaft Sarah Bailey Download PDF Abstract: In 2000, W.W. Norton and Company released a new English-language edition of Joseph Roth’s 1927 compilation of essays entitled, Juden auf … Continue reading

Provisional Multiculturalism / by David Theo Goldberg

Provisional Multiculturalism David Theo Goldberg Download PDF Abstract: Distinguishing between descriptive and normative conceptions of multiculturalism, I argue that multiculturalisms emerged historically to challenge dominant presumptions of demographic, social, and cultural homogeneity. Focusing on contrasting pictures in the US and … Continue reading

The Archive, the Activist, and the Audience, or Black European Studies: A Comparative Interdisciplinary Study of Identities, Positionalities, and Differences / by Fatima El-Tayeb

The Archive, the Activist, and the Audience, or Black European Studies: A Comparative Interdisciplinary Study of Identities, Positionalities, and Differences Fatima El-Tayeb Download PDF Abstract: My aim in this brief article is the introduction of a new international and interdisciplinary … Continue reading