Search for dissertations about: "HUMANITIES"

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  1. 1. In-Between: Contemporary Art in Australia. Cross-culture, Contemporaneity, Globalization

    Author : Beatrice Persson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; contemporary art; Australian art; Aboriginal art; cross-culture; contemporaneity; globalization; postcolonialism; diaspora; cultural semiotics; Emily Kame Kngwarreye; Fiona Foley; Ricky Swallow; John Young;

    Abstract : This study emerges from the question: what is contemporary art, and mainly what criteria constitute contemporary art in a globalized art world in general? Thus, the focus of this dissertation is on the postcolonial context of Australia and the fact that the contemporary art scene in Australia is divided into Australian and Aboriginal art respectively. This is a division originating from the colonization of Australia that began in the 1770’s, resulting in an Australian art descending from a Western art practice, where there is further focus on two categories within this art. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Universal of Human Interaction? – Manual Movement as Interactional Practice in Spoken and Signed Conversation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Paul Cibulka; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; human interaction; gesture; sign; sign language; conversation; speakership; self-touching;

    Abstract : When humans interact, they may make use of a range of resources, such as head movements, facial expressions, manual movement, body posture and speech. It is assumed that participants both produce and perceive this stream of information in a differentiated way: Some segments are attended to as belonging to the content of the discourse while others are rather backgrounded and may serve to regulate the interaction in terms of speakership and turn-taking. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Quantification of Society. A Study of a Swedish Research Institute and Survey-Based Social Science

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christopher Kullenberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; quantification; survey; social sciences; SOM Institute; epistemic practice; center of calculation; Actor-Network theory; welfare state;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the contemporary history of quantitative surveys in Sweden. The core epistemic practice of constructing surveys is examined empirically through a case study of the SOM Institute (Samhälle, Opinion, Medier) at University of Gothenburg. The SOM Institute has performed surveys in Sweden since 1986. READ MORE

  4. 4. Old Testament Apocryphal Images in European Art

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Elizabeth Philpot; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art History; Old Testament; Apocryphal Images; Europe;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with representations in European art from the Old Testament Apocrypha. The OT Apocrypha are books of the Bible which are not part of the Hebrew Canon. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Subtitling of Discourse Particles. A corpus-based study of well, you know, I mean, and like, and their Swedish translations in ten American films

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jenny Mattsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; subtitling; discourse particles; English Swedish; cross-theoretical study; multimodal corpus; American films; different subtitling versions; pragmatic multifunctionality; translatability;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to investigate the four discourse particles (DPs) well, you know, I mean, and like, and their Swedish subtitle translations. This is done in order to see to what extent it is possible to translate these elusive words and expressions in subtitling, which is a greatly constrained form of translation. READ MORE