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


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Hirschfeld, Hartwig. Beitraege zur Erklaerung des Koran (“Contributions to the Interpretation of the Qur’an”). Leipzig 1886

Horovitz, Josef. Koranische Untersuchungen (“Qur’anic Investigations”). Berlin 1926

_____ . “Jewish Proper Names and their Derivatives in the Koran.” Hebrew Union College Annual. 1927

Jeffery, Arthur. Foreign Vocabulary in the Qur’an. Baroda 1938

Noeldeke, Theodor. Geschichte des Qorans (“The History of the Qur’an”). Goettingen 1860

_____. “Hatte Muhammad christliche Lehrer?” (“Did Muhammad Have Christian Teachers?”) Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenlaendischen Gesellschaft. 1858: 699-708

Torrey, Charles Cutler. The Jewish Foundation of Islam. New York 1933