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This book is a critical contribution to the conversation surrounding the sociocultural-linguistic uses of the chronotope, demonstrating its applicability not only to theorizing migration but also to theorizing language and social life more ...

Author: Farzad Karimzad

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351000611

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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In Chronotopes and Migration: Language, Social Imagination, and Behavior, Farzad Karimzad and Lydia Catedral investigate migrants’ polycentric identities, imaginations, ideologies, and orientations to home and host countries through the notion of chronotope. The book focuses on the authors’ ethnographically situated research with two migrant populations – Iranians and Uzbeks in the United States – to highlight the institutional constraints and individual subjectivities involved in transnational mobility. The authors provide a model for how the notion of cultural chronotope can be applied to the study of language and migration at multiple scale levels, and they showcase a coherent picture of the ways in which chronotopes organize various aspects of migrant life. This book is a critical contribution to the conversation surrounding the sociocultural-linguistic uses of the chronotope, demonstrating its applicability not only to theorizing migration but also to theorizing language and social life more broadly.
2021-03-24 By Farzad Karimzad

Drawing from Bakhtin's concept of chronotopes (Bakhtin 1981), I focus on the chronotopes of migration scholarship, i.e., how migrants and their practices are conceptualized in connection to space and time in migration scholarship in ...

Author: Pauline Gardiner Barber

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319727813

Category: Social Science

Page: 215

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Bringing together a range of illustrative case studies coupled with fresh theoretical insights, this volume is one of the first to address the complexities and contradictions in the relationship between migration, time, and capitalism. While temporal reckoning has long fascinated anthropologists, few studies have sought to confront how capitalism fetishizes time in the production of global inequalities—historically and in the contemporary world. As it explores how the agendas of capitalism condition migration in Europe, North America, and Oceania, this collection also examines temporality as a feature of migrants’ experiences to ultimately provide a theoretically robust and ethnographically informed investigation of migration and temporality within a framework defined by the political economy of capitalism.
2018-05-08 By Pauline Gardiner Barber

The Chronotope of Migration in Le Ventre de l'Atlantique: A Tale of Two Forces – Push and Pull In this study, migration is considered to be a literary chronotope, in the tradition of Mikhail M. Bakhtin. He defines the concept in the ...

Author: Nelson González Ortega

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781800733817

Category: Social Science

Page: 270

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The 21st century has witnessed some of the largest human migrations in history. Europe in particular has seen a major influx of refugees, redefining notions of borders and national identity. This interdisciplinary volume brings together leading international scholars of migration from perspectives as varied as literature, linguistics, area and cultural studies, media and communication, visual arts, and film studies. Together, they offer innovative interpretations of migrants and contemporary migration to Europe, enriching today’s political and media landscape, and engaging with the ongoing debate on forced mobility and rights of both extra-European migrants and European citizens.
2022-02-11 By Nelson González Ortega

Exploring migration issues across spatiotemporal scales in France, moreover, Divita (2014) shows how chronotopes are (co)constructed in Spanish seniors' stories. More specifically, he studies theater performances in a social center ...

Author: Sabina Perrino

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429000027

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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This book reflects on the myriad ways in which forms of exclusion and inclusion play out in narratives of migration, focusing on the case of Northern Italian narratives in today’s superdiverse Italy. Drawing on over a decade of the author’s fieldwork in the region, the volume examines the emergence of racialized language in conversations about migrants or migration issues in light of increasing recent migratory flows in the European Union, couched in the broader context of changing socio-political forces such as anti-immigration policies and nativist discourse in political communication in Italy. The book highlights case studies from everyday discourse in both villages and cities and at different levels of society to explore these "intimacies of exclusion," the varying degrees to which inclusion and exclusion manifest themselves in conversation on migration. The book also employs a narrative practice-based approach which considers storytelling as a more dynamic form of discourse, thus allowing for equally new ways of analyzing their content and impact. Offering a valuable contribution to the growing literature on narratives of migration, this volume is key reading for graduate students and scholars in linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, sociocultural anthropology, language and politics, and migration studies.
2019-12-19 By Sabina Perrino

'Time and the migrant other: European border control and the temporal economics of illegality', American Anthropologist 116(4): ... 'Chronotopes of migration scholarship: Challenges of contemporaneity and historical conjuncture'.

Author: Friedemann Yi-Neumann

Publisher: UCL Press

ISBN: 9781800081604

Category: Social Science

Page: 367

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Material Culture and (Forced) Migration argues that materiality is a fundamental dimension of migration. During journeys of migration, people take things with them, or they lose, find and engage things along the way. Movements themselves are framed by objects such as borders, passports, tents, camp infrastructures, boats and mobile phones. This volume brings together chapters that are based on research into a broad range of movements – from the study of forced migration and displacement to the analysis of retirement migration. What ties the chapters together is the perspective of material culture and an understanding of materiality that does not reduce objects to mere symbols. Centring on four interconnected themes – temporality and materiality, methods of object-based migration research, the affective capacities of objects, and the engagement of things in place-making practices – the volume provides a material culture perspective for migration scholars around the globe, representing disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, contemporary archaeology, curatorial studies, history and human geography. The ethnographic nature of the chapters and the focus on everyday objects and practices will appeal to all those interested in the broader conditions and tangible experiences of migration.
2022-02-17 By Friedemann Yi-Neumann

“'No, We Don't Mix Languages': Ideological Power and the Chronotopic Organization of Ethnolinguistic Identities.” Language in Society 47 (1): 89–113. Karimzad, F., and L. Catedral. 2021. Chronotopes and Migration: Language, Imagination, ...

Author: Sabina M. Perrino

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350117464

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

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For research in linguistic anthropology, the successful execution of research projects is a challenging but essential task. Balancing research design with data collection methods, this textbook guides readers through the key issues and principles of the core research methods in linguistic anthropology. Designed for students conducting research projects for the first time, or for researchers in need of a primer on key methodologies, this book provides clear introductions to key concepts, accessible discussions of theory and practice through illustrative examples, and critical engagement with current debates. Topics covered include creating and refining research questions, planning research projects, ethical considerations for research, quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, data processing, data analysis, and how to write a successful grant application. Each chapter is illustrated by cases studies which showcase methods in practice, and are supported by activities and exercises, discussion questions, and further reading lists. Research Methods in Linguistic Anthropology is an essential resource for both experienced and novice linguistic anthropologists and is a valuable textbook for research methods courses.
2021-12-16 By Sabina M. Perrino

Çağlar, Ayse (2018), 'Chronotopes of migration scholarship: Challenges of contemporaneity and historical conjuncture', in Pauline Barber and Winnie Lem (eds), Migration, Temporality, and Capitalism, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.

Author: Yeoh, Brenda S.A.

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781789904017

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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Providing a critical overview of transnationalism as a concept, this Handbook looks at its growing influence in an era of high-speed, globalised interconnectivity. It offers crucial insights on how approaches to transnationalism have altered how we think about social life from the family to the nation-state, whilst also challenging the predominance of methodologically nationalist analyses.
2022-01-18 By Yeoh, Brenda S.A.

... Frederick Winslow 314 Taylorization 313, 314, 316 technology see information and communication technologies Thailand: language-in-education policies in 490; trade migration from/to 265 Thirdspace concept 103,387 time: chronotopes as ...

Author: Suresh Canagarajah

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317624349

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 590

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The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language is the first comprehensive survey of this area, exploring language and human mobility in today’s globalised world. This key reference brings together a range of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, drawing on subjects such as migration studies, geography, philosophy, sociology and anthropology. Featuring over 30 chapters written by leading experts from around the world, this book: Examines how basic constructs such as community, place, language, diversity, identity, nation-state, and social stratification are being retheorized in the context of human mobility; Analyses the impact of the ‘mobility turn’ on language use, including the parallel ‘multilingual turn’ and translanguaging; Discusses the migration of skilled and unskilled workers, different forms of displacement, and new superdiverse and diaspora communities; Explores new research orientations and methodologies, such as mobile and participatory research, multi-sited ethnography, and the mixing of research methods; Investigates the place of language in citizenship, educational policies, employment and social services. The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language is essential reading for those with an interest in migration studies, language policy, sociolinguistic research and development studies.
2017-02-03 By Suresh Canagarajah

Our Bakhtinian typification of the (im)migrants' literary, discursive, and metaphoric construction of a nation and community takes into account the social and literary implications that he develops in his essay dealing with chronotopes, ...

Author: Brad J. Porfilio

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781623961251

Category: Education

Page: 289

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Although the social reality is stark for progressive scholars who engage in scholarly activities or are committed to guiding their students to develop a social-just praxis in the circles of higher education, some scholars have found fissures amid the alienating, often hostile academic world to learn, grow, and create transformative communities. Up to this date, however, their stories have not been captured. Therefore, the purpose of this volume is to highlight alternative narratives generated by transformative scholars who have maintained their oppositional identity to the structures that oppress the vast majority of citizens. By bringing together these narratives, we focus on those who have joined with likeminded colleagues to teach, engage in activism, and conduct emancipatory forms of research, learning to negotiate and survive academic and corporate realities in spite of restrictive climates. Not only are these stories vital for helping students, academics, and the wider community understand how commercialized forces are impacting the professional lives of critical scholars in the academy, they have the power to help current and future critical pedagogues define (and redefine) themselves in a social world which is continually “promoting a narrow and intellectually stifling agenda for the role of education and turning the public against the very idea of a critical education” (McLaren, 2006). As stated by Bruner (1986) stories give “a map of possible roles and possible worlds in which action, thought, and self-definition are possible (or desirable)” (p. 2, cited in Collins & Cooper, 2005). These possibilities for definition and redefinition are what we seek to present, explore and understand.
2013-03-01 By Brad J. Porfilio

MIGRATION. CHRONOTOPES. Imagining ... —Marc Augé, Non-places: An Introduction to Supermodernity Migration narratives are characterized by an inherent spatial multiplicity: migrant protagonists frequently traverse spaces that are both ...

Author: Cecily Raynor

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9781684482580

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 212

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Latin American Literature at the Millennium: Local Lives, Global Spaces analyzes literary constructions of locality from the early 1990s to the mid-2010s. In this astute study, Raynor reads work by Roberto Bolaño, Valeria Luiselli, Luiz Ruffato, Bernardo Carvalho, João Gilberto Noll, and Wilson Bueno to reveal representations of the human experience that unsettle conventionally understood links between locality and geographical place. The book raises vital considerations for understanding the region’s transition into the twenty-first century, and for evaluating Latin American authors’ representations of everyday place and modes of belonging. It examines relevant theory on globalization and historical context, including a discussion of the political and economic forces at work when considering Latin America’s engagement with global processes. Across its chapters, it traces localizing techniques in canonical works as well as under-studied and peripheral texts, exploring "local" as a plural concept constructed through language, memory, and patterned affective attachments. Students and scholars of Hispanic and Lusophone studies will find it to be a critical text.
2021-04-16 By Cecily Raynor