Languages

Manual MLA

Traducción y adaptación de Conxita Domènech y Andrés Lema-Hincapié
Normas sencillas para escribir y citar fuentes en español siguiendo las directrices de la MLA Easy-to-follow standards for writing and citing sources in Spanish from the MLA Generación tras generación, los escritores confían en el MLA Handbook. Publicado por la Modern Language Association, este manual es la guía ideal para redactar textos académicos y documentar fuentes y el mejor recurso para toda persona que escribe trabajos de...

Averting the Digital Dark Age

Ian Milligan
How the internet's memory infrastructure developed—averting a "digital dark age"—and introduced a golden age of historical memory. In early 1996, the web was ephemeral. But by 2001, the internet was forever. How did websites transform from having a brief life to becoming long-lasting? Drawing on archival material in the Internet Archive and exclusive interviews, Ian Milligan's Averting the Digital Dark Age explores how western...

Rust Belt Reporter

John Gallagher, foreword by Stephen Henderson

Gender Justice and Contemporary Asian Literatures

Karen Laura Thornber
Representations of the struggle for gender justice in Asian literature This casebook investigates how diverse writers from across East, South, and Southeast Asia and their diasporas have engaged with the struggle for gender justice amid pervasive gender-based inequity and violence. Each chapter analyzes works of literature originally written in Bengali, Chinese, English, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Marathi, Thai, and Vietnamese. Aimed at both...

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Ellison

edited by Tracy Floreani
Unsparingly honest writings about America and race One of the most important American authors and public intellectuals of the twentieth century, Ralph Ellison had a keen and unsentimental understanding of the relationship between race, art, and activism in American life. He contended with other writers of his day in his examination of the entrenched racism in society, and his writing continues to inform national conversations in letters and culture. The essays in...

Approaches to Teaching Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

edited by Lynn Domina
Strategies for teaching a classic abolitionist text One of the most commonly taught slave narratives, Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is rightly celebrated for its progressive and distinctive appeals to dismantle the dehumanizing system of American slavery. Depicting the abuse Jacobs experienced, her years in hiding, and her escape to the North, the work evokes sympathy for Jacobs as a woman and a mother. Today, it...

Spelling in Spanish Heritage Language Education

Amàlia Llombart-Huesca
This comprehensive book offers pathbreaking research and practical strategies for Spanish heritage language learning Spelling acquisition and development is often a challenge for Spanish Heritage Language Learners (SHLLs). Instructors, too, struggle to find the best strategies to help their students internalize orthographic rules. Spelling in Spanish Heritage Language Education argues that spelling is not simply the cherry on top of good writing or a mere editing...

Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, second edition

edited by Joseph M. Ortiz
New approaches to teaching a familiar work By the time they encounter Romeo and Juliet in the classroom, many students have already been exposed to various, and sometimes incongruous, manifestations of Shakespeare's work. This volume makes a virtue of students' familiarity with the preconceptions, anachronisms, and appropriations that shape experiences of the work, finding innovative pedagogical possibilities in the play's adaptations and in new technologies...

On Rhetoric and Black Music

Earl H. Brooks
This groundbreaking analysis examines how Black music functions as rhetoric, considering its subject not merely reflective of but central to African American public discourse. Author, musician, and scholar Earl H. Brooks argues that there would have been no Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Movement, or Black Arts Movement as we know these phenomena without Black music. Through rhetorical studies, archival research, and musical analysis, Brooks establishes the "sonic lexicon of Black music," defined by a...

The Art of Teaching Italian

edited by Giulia Guarnieri, foreword by Janice Aski, with contributions by Silvia Carlorosi, Giulia Guarnieri, Julia Cozzarelli, Marella Feltrin-Morris, Domenica Diraviam, Viviana Pezzullo, Patrizia Palumbo, Alessandra Saggin, Paola Bernardini, Tatiana Selepiuc, Barbara Spinelli, Rosalba Biasini, Francesca Raffi, Elisabetta Ferrari, Riccardo Amorati, John Hajek, Pietro Amadini, Shuang Liang, Alessandro Macilenti, Louise Hipwell, Valentina Abbatelli, Luca Malici, Daniela Bartalesi-Graf, Luisa Can...
A comprehensive overview...

Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology, second edition

Laura Tubelle de González
Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology presents an introduction to cultural anthropology designed to engage students who are learning about the anthropological perspective for the first time. The book offers a sustained focus on language, food, and sustainability in an inclusive format that is sensitive to issues of gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity. Integrating personal stories from her own fieldwork, Laura Tubelle de González brings her passion for...

A Winning Dialect

Thea R. Strand
Why did a rural dialect from the heart of Norwegian farm country win a national dialect popularity contest? How could such a contest take place as a form of popular entertainment to begin with? What were the effects of this win, and what has happened to the winning dialect since? A Winning Dialect tells the story of linguistic and cultural transformation in the rural district of Valdres, Norway. It shows how lifelong residents have adapted to changing social,...

Teaching Film from the People's Republic of China

edited by Zhuoyi Wang, Emily Wilcox, and Hongmei Yu
Essays for teaching Chinese film, history, and society This volume brings a diverse range of voices—from anthropology, communication studies, ethnomusicology, film, history, literature, linguistics, sociology, theater, and urban geography—into the conversation about film from the People's Republic of China. Essays seek to answer what films can reveal or obscure about Chinese history and society and demonstrate how studying films from the...

Teaching South Asian Anglophone Diasporic Literature

edited by Nalini Iyer and Pallavi Rastogi
Essays on teaching anglophone literature of the South Asian diaspora from around the world Migration from the Indian subcontinent began on a large scale over 150 years ago, and today there are diasporic communities around the world. The identities of South Asians in the diaspora are informed by roots in the subcontinent and the complex experiences of race, religion, nation, class, caste, gender, sexuality, language, trauma, and geography. The...

Fonética y fonología descriptivas de la lengua española

edited by Juana Gil, Joaquim Llisterri, with contributions by Joaquim Llisterri, Juana Gil, José María Lahoz Bengoechea, Álex Iribar, Dolors Poch Olivé, Carolina Julià Luna, Fernando Martínez-Gil, Lourdes Aguilar Cuevas, Laura Colantoni, Sonia Colina, Eugenio Martínez Celdrán, Pedro Martín Butragueño, Álvaro Arias Cabal, Alexandre Veiga Rodríguez, Elizabeth Goodin-Mayeda, Celia Casado-Fresnillo, Herrero Antonieta Andión, Carlos Eduardo Piñeros, Victoria Marrero Aguiar, John M. Lipski, Violeta Ma...
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Fonética y fonología descriptivas de la lengua española

edited by Juana Gil, Joaquim Llisterri, with contributions by Enrique Obediente Sosa, Jorge Méndez Seijas, Joaquim Llisterri, Jose Ignacio Hualde, Juan Maria Garrido Almiñana, Eva Estebas Vilaplana, Juan Manuel Sosa, Josefa Dorta Luis, Gorka Elordieta Alcibar, Magdalena Romera Ciria, Antonio Hidalgo Navarro, Sandra Schwab, Leopoldo Omar Labastia
Volume 2 of the most up-to-date and comprehensive description of the Spanish language's phonetic and phonological system Though there has...

Fonética y fonología descriptivas de la lengua española

edited by Juana Gil, Joaquim Llisterri, with contributions by Juana Gil, José María Lahoz Bengoechea, Álex Iribar, Dolors Poch Olivé, Carolina Julià Luna, Fernando Martínez-Gil, Lourdes Aguilar Cuevas, Laura Colantoni, Sonia Colina, Eugenio Martínez Celdrán, Pedro Martín Butragueño, Álvaro Arias Cabal, Alexandre Veiga Rodríguez, Elizabeth Goodin-Mayeda, Celia Casado-Fresnillo, Herrero Antonieta Andión, Carlos Eduardo Piñeros, Victoria Marrero Aguiar, John M. Lipski, Violeta Martínez Paricio, Mar...
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Teaching the Literature of Climate Change

edited by Debra J. Rosenthal
Essays on teaching the global climate crisis through cli-fi Over the past several decades, writers such as Margaret Atwood, Paolo Bacigalupi, Octavia E. Butler, and Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner have explored climate change through literature, reflecting current anxieties about humans' impact on the planet. Emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinarity, this volume embraces literature as a means to cultivate students' understanding of the ongoing climate crisis, ethics in...

Hungry Roots

Ashli Quesinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre
A journey through Southern Appalachia to explore the complex messages food communicates about the region. Depictions of Appalachian food culture and practices often romanticize people in the region as good, simple, and, often, white. These stereotypes are harmful to the actual people they are meant to describe as well as to those they exclude. In Hungry Roots: How Food Communicates Appalachia's Search for Resilience, Ashli...

Translation as Home

Ilan Stavans, edited by Regina Galasso
Translation as Home is a collection of autobiographical essays by Ilan Stavans that eloquently and unequivocally make the case that translation is not only a career, but a way of life. Born in Mexico City, Ilan Stavans is an essayist, anthologist, literary scholar, translator, and editor. Stavans has changed languages at various points in his life: from Yiddish to Spanish to Hebrew and English. A controversial public intellectual, he is the world's authority on hybrid...