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Nikkei-ness: A Cyber-Ethnographic Exploration of Identity Among the Japanese Peruvians of Peru
Transnational migration has led to a situation in which humans can no longer form an identity based on location. The nikkei of Peru, or Japanese immigrants and their descendents, are an example of this circumstance. ...
To Be and Neeg bi: Discourses on Home in Senegal
An experimental ethnography that uses various literary genres, as well as visual documentation, to express the plurality of discourses on home in contemporary Senegal, particularly among migrant populations.
Decolonizing English: Reimagining English Language Learning and Teaching through Critical Pedagogies
At the turn of the century, nearly a quarter of the world’s population (1.5 billion people) was estimated to speak English with some fluency. English has gained an official or special status in at least seventy-five countries ...
"Identity Danish Modern" Trampoline House and the Prototyping of an Inclusive Denmark
Located in inner city Copenhagen is Trampoline House: a non-governmental, member-driven culture house that aims to bring together refugees, mostly Muslim males, and other residents of Denmark, for the purpose of modeling ...
SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN IN KUWAIT: IDENTITY, SELF, AND THE POLITICS OF DIASPORA AND HOME-MAKING.
My thesis research explores the relationships between identity, a sense of self, and context among middle to upper class, South Asian women living in Kuwait. In particular, I examine how these women’s senses of self and ...
Digitizing the Public Space
This thesis is about the politically unacknowledged, and their rebellion to be visible. Specifically, the tension lies in the emergence of political participation in the digital front, which has contributed significantly ...
Coalition as Representation: Revitalizing Democratic Accountability and Participation
Much of the literature on political representation focuses solely on the election process and deciphering who is the “best” candidate for the job. Often, the person that is thought to be a “good” representative is someone ...