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Adaptation Lived as a Story

Why We Should Be Careful about the Stories We Use to Tell Other Stories

Nicole Klenk

We are storytelling animals ( Gottschall 2012 ). Stories help us make sense of the messiness of life ( Polkinghorne 1988 ) and events that shatter our hopes and dreams; they provide us with the means to inherit our entangled pasts and envision

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The temporality of illegality

Experiences of undocumented Latin American migrants in London

Ana Gutiérrez Garza

me: I keep dreaming about the police coming to the flat; they are looking for our passports, turning all our clothes upside down, looking under the bed to see if there is anyone hiding. I am there with my two kids, under the bed hiding; suddenly, the

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Crisis and retirement

Alienation in Kerala's tea belt

Jayaseelan Raj

partially or completely. The crisis shattered the dreams of the retirees who, after 40 years of work, were entitled to an end of employment payout/gratuity ( service kāsu ). 1 Such was not forthcoming with the crisis, and payment was deferred for those who

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Fuelling Capture: Africa's Energy Frontiers

Michael Degani, Brenda Chalfin, and Jamie Cross

new energy frontiers. Even when they are not working, infrastructures can function as ‘dream zones’ ( Cross 2014 ) that anticipate the future, the nation or modernity. This is especially so in African contexts, wherein colonial and postcolonial ‘white

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Conjuring “the people”

The 2013 Babylution protests and desire for political transformation in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Larisa Kurtović

antiausterity mobilizations in Spain and Greece, etc.)—lies in its ability to produce a certain kind of political surplus that feeds bigger desires and dreams. The first part of this article contextualizes the parliamentary crisis that led to the suspension of

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Experiments in Excreta to Energy

Sustainability Science and Bio-Necro Collaboration in Urban Ghana

Brenda Chalfin

of urban improvement, this is one bio-necro collaboration among many marking the Shaaray project. Excreta to energy phase 3: pipe dreams and disappointments By the end of the next year, Shaaray's ‘excreta to energy’ pipe dream was on its way

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Girl, Interrupted and Continued

Rethinking the Influence of Elena Fortún’s Celia

Ana Puchau de Lecea

her responsibilities in life and abandons her dream of being a writer. Pilar de Montalbán dies giving birth to Mila, and at fourteen, Celia takes responsibility for raising her little sisters. The problematic role of motherhood for Pilar is, in the end

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

century, girls’ choices regarding employment, mobility, and education increased, and women’s suffrage seemed more and more likely. Theatrical projects could give voice to girls’ dreams and aspirations, highlight the limits of their lives, and allow them

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

when Olemaun returns to the school to protect her little sisters. The narrative offers a telling scene when Olemaun, mourning the loss of her friend and feeling betrayed, has a terrible nightmare, one she had had when she was at school. “I dreamed that

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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

DREAM! AND GET REAL. It can be done. Match your potential with your dreams; your abilities with your opportunities. (NSACSW 2008: 6) This is a great time in your life. There are endless possibilities for what you can become and what you can achieve