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Jeffrey Luppes, Klaus Berghahn, Meredith Heiser-Duron, Sara Jones, and Marcus Colla

of public apology is matched by hollowness in the promise of reconciliation as reward for the apology. As Espindola puts it, in the context under consideration, “there is a divorce between the promise of political forgiveness or reconciliation … and

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Šahrzâd and Šahrbâz

A Story Illustrated in Signs

Elham Etemadi

remains alive to complete her story in the following night. By keeping the king curious, she succeeds in postponing her death night after night. Finally, after 1,001 nights, she informs the king that she has three sons from him and asks for his forgiveness

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The Three Burials of Aslak Hætta and Mons Somby

Repatriation Narratives and Ritual Performances

Stein R. Mathisen

forgiveness. In this perspective, it was a victory for this narrative that the ceremony, based on historical facts, buried the skulls outside the graveyard. Some of the descendant families felt they have suffered long enough under the status of belonging to “a

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

this was rarely observed. Neither did courts take the time to assemble multiple condemned criminals for mass execution, or to build viewing bleachers and impressive scaffolds. They did not have formal rituals of last meals, forgiveness of the

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(De)materializing Kinship—Holding Together Mutuality and Difference

Kathryn E. Goldfarb and Caroline E. Schuster

relationality draws into relief social hierarchies, national (dis)identification, debt forgiveness and perduring obligations, loss and abandonment, (in)visible markers of otherness, and the threat of violence—all of which theorize the matter of politics and

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Enacting inclusivity in the preparation of emerging scholars

A response to programme reform in higher education

Saran Stewart, Chayla Haynes, and Kristin Deal

student and scholar) as racialized. To be honest, maintaining active participation in a system that rarely accounts for or values my presence is difficult and requires a daily process of forgiveness, renewal, and recommitment’ (Chayla, analytic brief 2011

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Jingyi Li

which to do in-depth textbook analysis. Table 2 Themes in Confucian Philosophy Humanity Refers to Confucius’ consideration of an individual’s development. Principles such as kindness, consideration, generosity, and forgiveness are emphasized. Ritual

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The Girl


Fiona Nelson

without bringing up the topic of bullying with them. While these dead girls often look upon their old friends with affection, finding forgiveness and understanding in death, if those relationships were not already perfect, they also look upon some of their

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From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”

Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status

Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

) claimed, chronic disease was “a divine gift, pregnant with opportunity.” 65 Anselm, too, proposed that “the progress of the soul grows out of the failure of the flesh, the salvation of the soul out of the illness of the flesh and forgiveness out of

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James Joyce's “The Sisters”

Implied Pederasty and Interpreting the Inexpressible

Barry Ryan

, until he smiles feebly “as if to absolve the simoniac of [the priest's] sin” (5). The “as if” indicates that the boy feigns forgiveness and returns a feeble smile in order to control Father Flynn's approach through mimicry. The approach, therefore, of