ICYMI: New & Notable Articles (1 April 2024)

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Each week, we collect the articles that we posted in the last week and put them all in one place, right here on the blog. So no worries if you missed an article we posted to Facebook, X/Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, Instagram and/or LinkedIn

Here they are, In Case You Missed It: 

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MLN Forum: Translators Reimagine Literary Citizenship in the Academy

Eleni Theodoropoulos and Bradley Harmon

MLN
Volume 138, Number 5, December 2023

How and when will translation receive recognition for its crucial role in the academic ecosystem? 

Spanning the Hopkins Press blog & 9 articles in a new special issue of MLN, it's a lively and thoughtful 10-scholar forum, open access for a year thru March 2025
 

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Shanxi's Men on the Spot: The Rise of Long-Distance Trading Firms on the Northern Frontier

George Zhijian Qiao

Late Imperial China
Volume 44, Number 2, December 2023

Read about the life story of Zhang Luan, a merchant who stars in the archival records of the Gao Pu jade-smuggling case of the late Qianlong reign, and how his involvement revealed unknown details about the Shanxi firms’ operation.

Free thru 12 April in Late Imperial China.
 

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Z: Memory Politics in Youth Activism in the Greek 1960s

Aimilia (Emilia) Salvanou

Journal of Modern Greek Studies
Volume 41, Number 2, October 2023

Read about the life story of Zhang Luan, a merchant who stars in the archival records of the Gao Pu jade-smuggling case of the late Qianlong reign, and how his involvement revealed unknown details about the Shanxi firms’ operation.

Free thru 12 April in Late Imperial China.
 

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German Influences on Ottoman Film Propaganda during World War I

Enis Dinç

German Studies Review
Volume 46, Number 3, October 2023

During WW1, the Ottoman Empire lacked experience in cinema techniques, and the Germans responded, helping the Ottomans develop modern propaganda to mobilize the population for the war.

Read more, free in German Studies Review thru 12 April.
 

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Family Ethics in Taixu's Humanistic Buddhism: The Wisdom of No-Self and the Action of the Bodhisattva

Wei Wu

Journal of Chinese Religions
Volume 51, Number 2, December 2023

How does the influential Chinese Buddhist leader Taixu clarify the role played by Buddhism in secular life, and how can Buddhist perspectives help reduce tensions between a person’s search for autonomy and their commitment to social responsibilities? 

Free in Journal of Chinese Religions thru 12 April
 

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Reimagining The Far Right

Alex McPhee-Browne

Reviews in American History
Volume 51, Number 3, September 2023

Alex McPhee-Browne revisits the 1983 book “The Old Christian Right” to better understand the roots, significance, and impact of the far right in 20th and 21st century America

Free in Reviews in American History thru 12 April
 

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A Worldview Requires a Center

Alison Cornish

Dante Studies
Volume 140, 2022

“From the center to the circle, from the circle to the center,” Dante wrote, regarding Thomas Aquinas ceding the floor to Beatrice

In Dante Studies, Alison Cornish explores how this simple passage reveals the cosmological model of Dante's universe

Read free thru 5 April
 

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The Coptic Act of Peter in Late Antiquity:Virginity, Disability, Intertextuality

Luke Drake

Journal of Early Christian Studies
Volume 31, Number 4, Winter 2023

Did you know that the Coptic “Act of Peter” might be a late ancient Christian reformulation of an early Jewish temple tradition?

Read more on the context & implications of this intertextual relationship discussed in Journal of Early Christian Studies

Read free thru 5 April
 

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Elephants, Christians, and Pagans in the History of Sexuality

Niki Kasumi Clements

Arethusa
Volume 56, Number 3, Fall 2023

Focusing on the "moral of the elephant,” Niki Kasumi Clements re-evaluates Foucault's “tournant antique” to better understand his shift from early modern Christianity through to Ancient Greek philosophers in the later years of the History of Sexuality

Read free in Arethusa thru 5 April
 

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Navigating the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act in an Education and Library Environment

Tomas A. Lipinski

Library Trends
Volume 71, Number 1, August 2022

The 2019 Copy Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act may seem like a mouthful, and its processes even more complex.

Tomas A. Lipinski examines the pros and cons of the new law in Library Trends, free thru 5 April
 

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The Hand of the Slave and the Hand of the Martyr: Pamphilus of Caesarea, Autography, and the Rise of Textual Relics

Sabrina Inowlocki

Journal of Late Antiquity
Volume 16, Number 2, Fall 2023

From the hand of an enslaved copyist to the hand of a martyr, textual gestures performed in one’s own hand take on a new meaning in Sabrina Inowlocki’s article in the newest volume of the Journal of Late Antiquity.

Read free thru 5 April
 

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