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TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World

  title={TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World},
  author={Nick M. Joaquin and Fernando N. Zialcita and Ateneo de Manila and Traducci{\'o}n de Beatriz {\'A}lvarez},
Scholars of Latin American Orientalism have argued that Orientalism from Latin America, because of its peripheral position, does not harbor imperialist intentions but rather a desire for South-South allegiances. Nonetheless, contemporary depictions of Asia and Asians continue to be deeply stereotyped and Orientalist. This paper examines the functions of the Orientalist imaginary in present-day Latin America, especially as consumers and producers have become aware of Orientalism’s discursive… 
Why Efforts to Decolonise Can Deepen Coloniality and What Ubuntu Can Do to Help
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How coloniality generated religious illiteracy in Africa, and how to compensate the situation: Perspectives on Lesotho
This article debated how coloniality created religious illiteracy in Lesotho. Three parameters were suggested in this regard. Firstly, it is assumed that the prevalence of religious illiteracy
Voices from the periphery: a critique of postcolonial theories and development practice
Abstract This paper examines the tension between development practice and postcolonial and decolonial theories. The postcolonial and decolonial critiques of development primarily criticise the


One World Periphery Reads the Other: Knowing the "Oriental" in the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula
While Said focused on the perceptions and stereotypes of the Near East "Oriental" in England, France and the United States, most of these essays study the decentering interplay between "peripheral"
Orientalism: Legacies of a Performance
Books, as Catullus reminds us, have fates of their own. Our concern is with the fate of one book, Edward Said’s Orientalism. To many, this seminal work is an enduring touchstone, a founding text of
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W H E N I w o R K E D as a rape crisis counselor, every Native client I saw said to me at one point, "I wish I wasn't Indian." My training in the main stream antiviolence movement did not prepare me
Making Indigenous Citizens: Identities, Education, and Multicultural Development in Peru
Set against conventional views of Peru as a place where indigenous mobilization has been absent, this book examines the complex, contentious politics between intercultural activists, local Andean
I Am the Other: Puerto Rico in the Eyes of North Americans, 1898
In Puerto Rico, 1898 seemed at first a perfect moment of complicity between conqueror and conquered. Only afterward were discordant voices heard, and only then did the illusions of a shared goal give
China in Argentine Exotismo: Contemporary Inventions of the Orient
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Getting over the Andes: The Geo-Eco-Politics of Indigenous Movements in Peru's Twenty-First Century Inca Empire
  • S. Greene
  • Political Science
    Journal of Latin American Studies
  • 2006
This article examines how President Alejandro Toledo's self-professed Andean identity and efforts to establish a state-led indigenous rights framework conflicted with a growing eco-ethno alliance of
Gender, Citizenship, and the Politics of Identity
Many antiessentialist critiques have been made of ethnic, gender, racial, and national conceptions of identity. In fact, some of the most dynamic areas of feminist theorizing have interrogated
Orientalizing Mexico: Estudios indostánicos and the Place of India in José Vasconcelos's La raza cósmica
This article analyzes the writings about India of the first federal Secretary of Public Education of Mexico, José Vasconcelos, to connect the emergence of his culturalist thinking with Orientalist
On Ethnographic Refusal: Indigeneity, ‘Voice’ and Colonial Citizenship
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