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Traveling with Trained Man

Decolonizing Directions in Railway Mobilities

Katie Maher

in carrying. Steel rails run across my body These two lines of destiny 68 These lines from the poem, Steel Rails , by the late Murri poet and Aboriginal railway worker Cec Fisher hold and propel my mobilities thinking. Embodiment transfers

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Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects

Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

book on India's railroads by Marian Aguiar explores multiple modernities symbolized and promised by the train as an icon of popular culture and mobility. The railroad depicted in short stories, poems, photographs and films, “became a kind of a moving

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Valentina Napolitano

Argentine tango; his support of the San Lorenzo soccer team; his special affection for the 1872 José Hernández poem “El Gaucho Martin Fierro” and the romance of the gaucho's life in the pampas that the poem immortalizes ( Ivereigh 2014: 7 ). In 1958

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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

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 polished table talk with indiscriminate hospitality.” 2 To this list of genres, which are now well

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

Patriótica Especial, was created among the highland bourgeoisie to pay 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

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Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

antagonistic Ottomans include Ivan Gundulić's epic Osman, Ivan Mažuranić's epic poem Smrt Smail Age Čengića (The Death of Smail-aga Čengić), and Ivan Zajc's opera Nikola Šubić Zrinski (see Walton 2019b ). 21 And there are possibly even earlier

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Alessandro Jedlowski

, and Migration (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994). Imageries connected to the idea (or the reality) of a journey back home have also been the subject of much African literature, from the classic poem by Aimé Césaire, Cahiers d’un retour

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Dhan Zunino Singh

Uruguayan novelist Enrique Amorín put it in 1933, depicting the experience in a taxi colectivo . 47 But they can also touch each other, as Baldomero Fernandez Moreno, known as the poet of Buenos Aires, said in his poem “Underground”: “With my forehead I

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

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

Nicholas Halter

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 church propaganda. Christine Weir’s analysis of literature produced for Sunday schools

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(Re)Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline

Continuity and Change of (Post)Socialist Infrastructure

Olga Povoroznyuk

becomes clear that we are bamovtsy , we know that we both share a particular set of qualities. We will feel a lot of trust to each other because this term describes our personal traits … In my book I have the poem “ Bamovtsy is our nationality.” It [the