Search for dissertations about: "cultural tools"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural tools.

  1. 1. Trans Cinema and Its Exit Scapes A Transfeminist Reading of Utopian Sensibility and Gender Dissidence in Contemporary Film

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Wibke Straube; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Transgender studies; transfeminism; queer; gender; feminism; multisensorial cinema; haptic spectatorship; touch; hearing; seeing; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; Trans Cinema; visual cultural studies; film theory; Transstudier; transfeminism; queer; genus; feminism; multisensorisk film; haptic spectatorship; beröring känsel; hörsel; seende; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; trans cinema; visuella kulturstudier; filmteori;

    Abstract : Trans Cinema and its Exit Scapes är en kritisk och kreativ intervention med fokus på kulturella representationer av kroppar som bryter mot en könsbinär ordning i samtida film. Studien argumenterar för möjligheten att hitta utrymmen för “disidentification”, så kallade “exit scapes” inom filmerna. READ MORE

  2. 2. A translation of worlds Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anette Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living With Bad Surroundings : War and Existential Uncertainty in Acholiland, Northern Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sverker Finnström; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Uganda; Acholi; political anthropology; existential-phenomenological anthropology; war; armed conflict; displacement; lived experience; Lord s Resistance Movement Army LRM A; LRA ; cosmology; religion; morality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : War has ravaged Acholiland in northern Uganda since 1986. The Ugandan army is fighting a rebel insurgency group called the Lord’s Resistance Movement/Army. READ MORE

  4. 4. A time and place for everything? social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    University dissertation from Borås : University of Borås

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Everyday Life in a Philippine Sex Tourism Town

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mari-Elina Ekoluoma; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Tourism anthropology; Philippines; Sabang; sex tourism; everyday life; gender; community response; social hierarchies; maintaining boundaries; cross-cultural encounters; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Sabang used to be a small, marginalized Philippine fishing village that in the span of three decades became a well-known international sex tourism site. This thesis deals with the implications of tourism (including sex tourism) and how it has become embedded in the daily life in today’s Sabang. READ MORE