Pathways and Crossroads of the Decolonial Option: Challenging Marx and Zeus with a Rabo de Arraia

Glauco Vaz Feijó[1], Viviane de Melo Resende[2] See authors’ affiliations [1] Federal Institute of Brasilia, Brasilia Campus, glauco.feijo@ifb.edu.br [2] University of Brasilia, Department of Linguistics, resende.v.melo@gmail.com Abstract This essay uses the expansion of decolonial studies in the so-called Decolonial Turn…

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Saussure’s concept of meaning applied to translation from French into English. Igbo and Kalabari languages of Malot’s Sans Famille

Chimmuanya Pearl Ngele (1) & Priye E. Iyalla-Amadi (2) (1) Department of Foreign Languages and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka pearlonuoha@yahoo.com & chimuanya.ngele@unn.edu.ng (2) Department Of French and International Studies, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Nigeria,…

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Musicolinguistics: Deciphering the Nigerian Hip-Hop Music: Cryptolect

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph Department of Modern Languages & Translation Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar-Nigeria, waliyayohannajoseph@unical.edu.ng & waliyayohannajoseph@yahoo.fr Abstract Young rappers use a secret language or cryptolect to shield themselves from public criticism but share persuading hidden messages that influence their communities.…

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Constructing and Contesting the Post-Apartheid State: Political Discourse and the Marikana Strike

Meghan Tinsley The University of Manchester, Department of Sociology, Arthur Lewis Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom, meghan.tinsley@manchester.ac.uk  Abstract In August 2012, the police massacre of thirty-four workers during a strike in Marikana, South Africa highlighted the interconnectedness…

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The Deconstruction of the Concept of Normalization within the Context of the Settler-Colonialism in Palestine: The Duality of Acceptance and Rejection

Mai Albzour University of Lausanne, Switzerland, mai.albzour@unil.ch and maialbzour@yahoo.com Abstract The concept of normalization was associated with the peace process with Israelis, in both, Arab and Palestinian context. The term has different interpretations depending on context, and it becomes more…

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