Search for dissertations about: "text culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words text culture.

  1. 1. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)

    Author : Stefan Helgesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; African literature; Homi Bhabha; catachresis; ethics; Frantz Fanon; Emmanuel Lévinas; mimicry; post-colonial theory; South African literature; Gayatri Spivak; subaltern; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reading cultural encounter: literary text and intercultural pedagogy

    Author : Anna Greek; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a Foreign Language; Contact Zone; Third Space; othering; essentialism; non-essentialism; Intercultural pedagogy; Across the Barricades; Fruit of the Lemon; Curriculum; multiculturalism; culture; identity; difference;

    Abstract : This dissertation combines aspects of educational research, theories of culture and literary analysis. The main line of argument is that the informed reading and discussion of literary texts that thematise cultural encounter will enhance the intercultural dimension of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Swedish Upper Secondary schools. READ MORE

  3. 3. University and Culture: a Phenomenological Analysis of Formal and Informal Discourse on Education and Research at Universities in Sweden and China

    Author : Josef Mörnerud; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; University; Culture; Science and Technology Studies; Phenomenology; Research; Education; Meaning-Constitution-Analysis; formal and informal discourse; Sweden; China;

    Abstract : In this research, science and its political appearance are studied through an empirical exploration of their representations in narrative expressions. The field of investigation is allocated to formal and informal discourse on university, education and research in Sweden and China. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moving and Jamming : Implications for Social Movement Theory

    Author : Åsa Wettergren; Gerd Lindgren; Jack Barbalet; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culture jamming; new social movements; culture studies; sociology of emotions; late capitalism; information society; discourse theory; post-structuralism; adbusters; collective identity; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The present compiled dissertation explores culture jamming as a social movement in late capitalist information society. Culture jamming embraces groups and individuals practicing symbolic protest against the expansion and domination of large corporations and the logic of the market into public and private life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coloured Universe and the Russian Avant-Garde : Matiushin on Colour Vision in Stalin's Russia, 1932

    Author : Margareta Tillberg; Jeff Werner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Colour vision; Russian avant-garde; Mikhail Matiushin; Elena Guro; Ender siblings; art; science; laboratory observations; colour practices; colour theory; synaesthesia; dialectical materialism; Stalin; culture; universal language; architecture; design; Matjušin; Michail Vasilʹevič; 1861-1934; Experimentell konsthistoria Sovjetunionen 1930-talet; Färglära historia Sovjetunionen 1930-talet; Art; Konstvetenskap; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : Colour vision was of fundamental importance in modernist art. One reason its significance has been studied so little with regard to Russian art is that Soviet archives were inaccessible until the early 1990s. This work is the first close study on a so-called laboratory in an art- and science institute in the Soviet Union in the 1920s. READ MORE