Re-placing Cultures

India's Digital Diaspora

Further reading


 

Vol. 7 No. 5
April/May 2005


Special Issue

Re-placing Cultures
A dialogue among disciplines
Guest Editor, Bruce M. Knauft, Executive Director, Institute for Comparative and International Studies, Samuel C. Dobbs Professor of Anthropology

On transculture
Mikhail Epstein

I think the boogieman of AIDS has more resonance in the United States than it might have in a community in Africa, where people are accommodating to it.
Deborah McFarland, Associate Professor of International Health


Increasingly, our law is so tied up with the religiosity of this society that it’s not just repositioning law, it’s
repositioning the role of religion in American culture.

Martha L.A. Fineman, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law


Re-placing National Culture
Globalization and collective identity in the Netherlands
Frank Lechner, Associate Professor of Sociology

Digital Nationalism
Re-placing place in the Indian diaspora
Deepika Bahri, Associate Professor of English

Further reading

God’s Chosen Tongues
Hebrew and Arabic in the Qur’an
Devin J. Stewart, Associate Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Further reading

Endnotes

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Bhabha, Homi. The Location of Culture. Routledge 1994

de Certeau, Michel. The Practice of Everyday Life. Trans. Steven Rendall. California UP 1984

Derrida, Jacques. Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning and the New International. Routledge 1994

Geertz, Clifford. The Interpretation of Culture. Basic Books 1973

Rai, Amit S. “India On-line: Electronic Bulletin Boards and the Construction of a Diasporic Hindu Identity.” Diaspora.
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