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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

Raban has noted that “[a]s a literary form, travel writing is a notoriously raffish open house where different genres are likely to end up in the same bed. It accommodates the private diary, the essay, the short story, the prose poem, the rough note, and

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Dhan Zunino Singh

Fernandez Moreno, known as the poet of Buenos Aires, said in his poem “Underground”: “With my forehead I could brush against her body” while he was traveling seated in the subway beside a woman who was standing. 48 I argue that this closeness signified a

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

tribute to the victims. Nationalist poems were read and calls were made to the progreso of Ecuador. More specifically, the Junta aimed to work, along with the central government, in the improvement of communications with the eastern lowlands. 33 The

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

regular periodical of the Auckland-based Melanesian Mission, was widely distributed in Australia and New Zealand from 1895 to 1972 and was typically middlebrow in that it contained fictional stories, poems, and travel accounts by lay passengers, as well as

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Alessandro Jedlowski

much African literature, from the classic poem by Aimé Césaire, Cahiers d’un retour au pays natal (Paris: Présence Africaine, 1956), to more recent examples, which include within the landscape of contemporary Nigerian literature, Chika Unigwe’s On

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Theophilus Kwek

All titles (in bold), and some lines in the poem are taken directly from the Flash Report of the OHCHR’s Mission to Bangladesh, ‘Interviews with Rohingyas Fleeing from Myanmar since 9 October 2016’, published on 3 February, 2017 and available at

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Eleni Philippou

“Epitaphic” features two poems that were written to speak to the poet’s interest in commemorating or capturing past moments, events, or persons. “Topographies” is concerned with the interplay between transience and permanence—the passing of time, changing relationships, but also the altering of emotional and physical landscapes. The poem largely speaks to a process of loss and memory, both on a macrocosmic or geographical level, and on a smaller, intimate level. Similarly, “Thanatos” connects with the broad theme of loss, particularly humanity’s inability to recognize, appease, or ameliorate the suffering of the animal Other

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Refugee Hospitality Encounters in Northern Portugal

“Cultural Orientations” and “Contextual Protection”

Elizabeth Challinor

protest poem, “The Peace Cantata,” by the 1999 Camões literature prize winner Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919–2004): “We see, we hear, we read. We cannot ignore.” 7 The poem, written for a vigil held in a Lisbon church on New Year’s Eve in 1968 to