(December 2019)

Travelling between languages and regulation: linguistic and interdisciplinary translation practices in Women’s Study
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In this paper I address issues related to translation from a disciplinary (linguistic) and an interdisciplinary perspective. I theorize translation as a process of travelling between a) languages and b) disciplines. In my discussion of translation as a travelling between languages, I address questions about language as a medium of constituting social reality and shaping experience. Here, I examine how words are related to different conceptualizations across different languages and argue that this linguistic and social context of concepts must be made visible and problematized in processes of translation. To illustrate the need for a reflexive engagement with this issue, I explore two case studies: the different conceptualizations related to various translations of ‘gender; and the sexism embedded in, and reproduced through the use of grammatical gender in Greek. In addition, I claim that the metaphor of translation can be productively used to problematize the travelling of concepts between disciplines. I demonstrate this through a focus on processes of reception, integration and expansion of meanings between linguistics and feminist philosophy and I examine the ways in which the concept of performativity has undergone a process of conceptual translation. Finally, I raise issues of politics and power associated with translation practices.
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AInterrupting Research: Ethnography of A Research Encounter with the Bororo People in Central Brazil
Jack Curak
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This essay dialogues with feminist debates around ethics, epistemology and methodology. It analyzes the ‘failure’ of my research encounter with the Bororo people in Central Brazil. The essay uses the Brechtian theatri- cal concept of ‘interruption’ to scrutinize the empathic assumptions which inform feminist methodologies. It also demonstrates how ethical research opens a fruitful space for dialogue between researcher and researched. The relationship between researcher and researched is discussed in relation to the implicit hierarchies inherent in the global/local dichotomy.

Author Keywords:- feminist methodology, hierarchies of global and local, researcher and researched positionalities

Attitude of Heads of Schools and Regular Teachers towards Inclusive Education Programme for Children with Hearing Impairment at Secondary Level in Coastal Area of Rajasthan
Pulkit Malhotra || Deshraj Gupta
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The purpose of this study was to understand the attitude of heads of schools and regular teachers towards inclusive education programme for children with hearing impairment at secondary level. The sample was included of 50 heads of schools and 100 regular teachers consisting male and female from rural and urban areas. The study was a survey method and the sample were selected purposively. The participants were assessed by 1) Attitude scale on Inclusive Education programme for Heads of Schools and 2) Attitude scale on Inclusive Education programme for Regular teachers. Percentage analysis and Independent t-test were applied for analyzing the data. The average of percentage of favorable and unfavorable Attitude showed that in all dimensions (sex, locality and experience) favorable attitude is more than that of unfavorable attitude.

Author Keywords:- heads of schools, regular teachers, inclusive education, children with hearing impairment, secondary level

A Study on Coordinative Ability and Kinesthetics Perception In Relation To Psychological and Behavioural Problems among Kodagu Students
Marina Franchi
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Objective: The main purpose of the study was to compare on kinesthetic perception and coordinating ability in relation to emotional and behavioural problems among kodagu students. Study Area: The subject was selected from rural areas of Purulia district under the state of West Bengal. Subjects: Total 60 (sixty) male kodagu students (20 under 12yrs, 20 under 14yrs and 20 under 16yrs) were selected randomly for the purpose of the present study. The age of the subjects were ranged between 12-16 years. Variables: Coordinative ability, kinesthetic perception, emotional and behavioural problems were considered as the variables for the present study and measured by ‘Eye hand coordination test’ (Ball transfer), ‘Distance perception jump’ test and Adult Self Report (ASR) checklist. Statistics: Mean, SD and one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) were employed as statistical measures for formulation of result. Findings: The result of the present study showes that there are significant differences found in respect of coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception among kodagu students. And also no significant negative relationship is found between coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception with emotional and behavioural problems. Implementation: If emotional and behavioural problems increasing contributing factors are minimized then psycho motor ability may be developed and healthful kodagu culture may be created. Conclusion: Significant increments are observed on coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception in respect of chronological growth of students. The increasing growth of the emotional and behavioural problems of kodagu students negatively correlates (not significantly) the psycho motor ability to develop.
Author Keywords:- kodagu students, kinesthetic perception, coordinative ability, emotional and behavioural problems

Queering Translation : Transcultural Communication and the Site of the You
Webegger R
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Translators are often construed as mere intermediaries in transcultural com- munication, doing little more than transferring packages of meanings that have been unambiguously defined by other parties that really matter. However, translation is hardly innocent, and translation is hardly powerless. Translators produce texts and thereby identities/realities, and this text/identity/reality pro- duction cannot happen without interference/intervention from all participants in communication (which includes those parties that are usually theorised as passive, such as translators or recipients). Submission to hegemonic dis- courses is not a neutral non-decision, but a political act. Therefore, translators take part in the construction of identities. Transcultural communication is an ideal site to expose the cultural constructedness of identities/realities, thereby deconstructing these identities/realities and enabling allegedly passive recipi- ents to see through and behind social constructs.
Author Keywords:-translation, transcultural communication, queer theory, identity construction.

Translation: The Construction and Delineation of People’s lives
Suseela Rani
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This special issue aims to encourage debate about language difference and translation within research. Much of my research has involved working with people who do not speak English or who feel more comfortable using another language. This is an area that I have been writing on for a number of years - for example, Temple (2002) and more recently Temple (2008) - and I welcome the opportunity this special issue provides for a critical interdisciplinary engagement with the challenges involved in conducting research that crosses linguistic boundaries.

Author Keywords:- kodagu students, kinesthetic perception, coordinative ability, emotional and behavioural problems.