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To Be or Not to Be a Hero

Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army

Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

victimhood. Drawing on theories of recognition and narrativity, we investigate how they experience the transition from war to peace from their double and ambiguous citizen status as both war heroes and impaired men, and how they perceive and co-create their

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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

convinced that, on balance, the relationship between the sexes—the sentimental collaboration—is more intense and pleasurable in France than in the United States. The narrative that the French relationship between the sexes, however turbulent, is more

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When the Future Is Hard to Recall

Episodic Memory and Mnemonic Aids in Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival

Hannah Chapelle Wojciehowski

, Bradford Young; and the film’s various editors. Arrival is a bona fide puzzle film, insofar as it deliberately scrambles the temporal and spatial contexts that viewers rely on in order to create mental narratives and episodic memories. The complex

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Admiel Kosman

struggle is divided into two parts: in the first section of the narrative, we hear of R. Hiyya’s great effort to be liberated from his sexual desire, and in the second section, of the courageous spirit of the righteous one who erred, but was nevertheless

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Amy Binning

practitioners, and the American religious and temporal landscape, that is, through the affective experience of narratives of preparedness, disaster, and decline. Buddhism's prophecies of decline—common across nearly all schools—place our current moment on a

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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

positions vary depending on context and situation. We set out to discuss these narratives in relation to discourses of girls and girlhoods in research. Discourses on Violence, Girls, and ADHD: A Short Overview Jessica Ringrose (2006) reminds us that power

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Ethical Engagement with Movies

Response to Carl Plantinga's Screen Stories

Cynthia Freeland

.” Therein, he addresses the “formal parameters of screen storytelling” (251): in succession, character engagement (Chapter 10), endings (Chapter 11), and what he calls “narrative paradigm scenarios” (Chapter 12). I find some tension in this final section

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Carl Plantinga

estrangement. The third part demonstrates some of the contours of an ethics of engagement, showing how it might operate in relation to character engagement, narrative closure, and paradigm scenarios such as the revenge scenario. Ethics would be far less

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Chung-Hao Ku

of backward affects. It could embody multiple temporalities. While Dinshaw and Freeman reframe the chronological relation between the present and the past in terms of temporal multiplicity and heterogeneity, Christopher Looby addresses narratives of

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“The Community is Everything, The Individual is Nothing”

The Second World War in Russian History Education

Dagmara Moskwa

textbooks. 6 After the collapse of the USSR, the official Soviet narrative of the war underwent an evolution. During the presidency of Boris Yeltsin from 1991 to 1999, as part of a cultivation of prerevolutionary Russia, glorification of the Soviet period