Undocumented in a Documentary Society: Textual Borders and Transnational Religious Literacies.

@inproceedings{Vieira2011UndocumentedIA,
  title={Undocumented in a Documentary Society: Textual Borders and Transnational Religious Literacies.},
  author={Kate Vieira},
  year={2011}
}
While transnationalism has emerged as a growing area of interest in Writing Studies, the field has not fully examined how migrants’ movement across national borders shapes their literacy practices. This article offers one answer to this question by reporting on an ethnographic study of the transnational religious literacies of a community of undocumented Brazilian immigrants in a former mill town in Massachusetts. A grounded theory analysis of (a) participants’ accounts of their literacy… CONTINUE READING
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