Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

AAA aims to address equity of access for members.
Teaching Literature on the Arabian Peninsula

Teaching Literature on the Arabian Peninsula

Marielle Risse
Even after 15 years of teaching literature on the Arabian Peninsula, I still worry about finding the right texts for my students. They are majoring in English language, not literature, so I don’t have to cover any kind of canon. I just need good stories, plays, and poems that will help improve their English by giving them a chance to read, write, talk, and think.
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Witnessing Puerto Rico, Recognition, and Feeling in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Witnessing Puerto Rico, Recognition, and Feeling in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Sarah Bruno
In the moment when I thought tarps were solar panels, I felt the water between the island and the states. It was an affective moment that leads me to wonder, what is the emotional dexterity required of those of us who are insider-outsider ethnographers? Or what are the feelings required of those of us living in diaspora? 
You’ve Attended Some Awesome Sessions. What Next?

You’ve Attended Some Awesome Sessions. What Next?

Current and former students at Simon Fraser University tell us where to eat, drink, and pet cats in Vancouver.
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Bienvenue/Welcome to Vancouver

Bienvenue/Welcome to Vancouver

Pamela Stern and Jaime Yard
CASCA Local Organizing Committee members Pamela Stern and Jaime Yard on what to do in Vancouver this November.
The Verbal Art of Kichwa Reclamation

The Verbal Art of Kichwa Reclamation

Raul Martinez (Qui’chi Patlan)
Ecuador’s Indigenous languages are varied and contested. What can poetry and curing chants tell us about the experience of language change and the people working to reclaim them?
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Rapping in Sakha

Rapping in Sakha

Jenanne Ferguson
In Yakutsk, hip hop can be poetic, nostalgic, and even subversive. What can this inventive genre say about language relocalization and maintenance?
The Joy of Dialects

The Joy of Dialects

Christine Schreyer
What a froggy mystery in Papua New Guinea can teach us about the pleasure and power of language diversity.
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Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

October 8, 2019
AAA aims to address equity of access for members.
Teaching Literature on the Arabian Peninsula

Teaching Literature on the Arabian Peninsula

Marielle Risse
October 7, 2019
Even after 15 years of teaching literature on the Arabian Peninsula, I still worry about finding the right texts for my students. They are majoring in English language, not literature, so I don’t have to cover any kind of canon. I just need good stories, plays, and poems that will help improve their English by giving them a chance to read, write, talk, and think.
-
Witnessing Puerto Rico, Recognition, and Feeling in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Witnessing Puerto Rico, Recognition, and Feeling in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Sarah Bruno
October 3, 2019
In the moment when I thought tarps were solar panels, I felt the water between the island and the states. It was an affective moment that leads me to wonder, what is the emotional dexterity required of those of us who are insider-outsider ethnographers? Or what are the feelings required of those of us living in diaspora? 
You’ve Attended Some Awesome Sessions. What Next?

You’ve Attended Some Awesome Sessions. What Next?

September 24, 2019
Current and former students at Simon Fraser University tell us where to eat, drink, and pet cats in Vancouver.
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Bienvenue/Welcome to Vancouver

Bienvenue/Welcome to Vancouver

Pamela Stern and Jaime Yard
September 24, 2019
CASCA Local Organizing Committee members Pamela Stern and Jaime Yard on what to do in Vancouver this November.
The Verbal Art of Kichwa Reclamation

The Verbal Art of Kichwa Reclamation

Raul Martinez (Qui’chi Patlan)
September 19, 2019
Ecuador’s Indigenous languages are varied and contested. What can poetry and curing chants tell us about the experience of language change and the people working to reclaim them?
-
Rapping in Sakha

Rapping in Sakha

Jenanne Ferguson
September 19, 2019
In Yakutsk, hip hop can be poetic, nostalgic, and even subversive. What can this inventive genre say about language relocalization and maintenance?
The Joy of Dialects

The Joy of Dialects

Christine Schreyer
September 19, 2019
What a froggy mystery in Papua New Guinea can teach us about the pleasure and power of language diversity.
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