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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... conflicts between human beings and our environment in california: not just wildland fires but also habitat fragmentation, invasive species, and biodiversity decline. encroaching air and water pollution. mountain-lion kills of pets C o n t e s t e d G r o u n d howard v. hendrix WUI Space the language of...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liane Brouillette; Ilona Virginia Missakian Music starts and the students in a San Diego classroom begin to imitate the teacher’s movements, alternately moving and freezing at the teacher’s signals—this is an innovative language lesson that also emphasizes teamwork and comprehension. The Teaching...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
...David L. Ulin; Joshua Comer In this article the authors explore the use of “California,” its translations, and associated phrases in the nine languages collected in the Google Books corpora since 1525. The article graphs the use across time, analyzes the data, and considers some of the reasons...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... writers currently using the English language as both a musical instrument and a political weapon.” © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo journalism Hells Angels The Nation Rolling Stone Ramparts San Francisco counterculture Carey McWilliams...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., ethnically-specific interests. Enclaves serve as negotiated spaces by offering social services and familiar sorts of businesses where transactions are conducted in familiar languages and manners. Increasingly, ethnic enclaves are also tourist attractions where cultural festivals, restaurants, and other...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2015
... don’t yet have language for it. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Los Angeles photography photojournalism South Los Angeles urban landscapes lynell george Show, Don t Tell Back in LA s wild nineties, when I was just starting out as a reporter, I envi-sioned my...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 44–56.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Dolores Inés Casillas In 2008, famed radio host El Cucuy de la Mañana (The Morning Bogeyman) bid farewell to listeners of Spanish-language radio. For over two decades, El Cucuy’s trademark wit, cunning humor, and relentless use of laugh tracks boomed over the morning airwaves. Los Angelenos tuned...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: Poetry is our most concise, expressive, and memo- rable way of using words to describe our existence. Poems awaken the imagination and memory to make us more alert to life. On both an individual and communal level, poems provide the language, ideas, and images to help us under- stand ourselves, our...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... about a fill, make fun of their language, or accuse them of talking about customers in Vietnamese. Nail tech- nicians say sadly that their work isn t always appreciated, but men seem to love the pampering. Minh s cousin s favor- ite customer in Corona is an African American construction worker who comes...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... language. 3 Stephanie S. Pincetl, Transforming California: A Political History of Land Use and Development (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1999), vii. 4 Michel Foucault, Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings, 1972 1977 (New York: Pantheon, 1980), 82. Photograph by Matt Gush...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... churches play in the California drama, in the past and today? Starr: As is the case with the rest of America, religion as a matter of imaginative and moral formation, language and metaphor, and guide to the good life has played a most important part in the development of American California. Until very...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Latinos turned inward and formed community with each other, constructing a Spanish-language Catholic church in the Latin Quarter of North Beach in 1875. When San Francisco became a leading processer of Central Amer- ican coffee, Central American migrants added to the com- munity s diversity, as did...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... And it was. The California I most deeply reside in is the California of personal imprint generations of it. It s the BOOM | W I N T E R 2016 41 stuff of absorbed histories the weight and heft of personal adaptations, language, and traditions. You brought a little of your past with you how to string...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 November 2011
... hard-nosed Republican. He was not an effective senator and served only one term, becoming infamous for sleeping during meetings. He also justified the World War II internment of Japanese Americans and Canadians and favored declaring English America's national language. His later image as an anti...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California, Berkeley. He is deeply involved in the Berkeley Center for New Media, which conducts research and public programming around media innovation. T O D D P R E S N E R is professor of Germanic languages, comparative literature, and Jewish studies at University of California, Los Angeles. He is also...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
... College of Environmental Design, the fruits of an intensive program to develop a cohort of scholars fluent in the multilingual, multi-vocal methods that are the core of the urban humanities. Participants include scholars like Todd Presner, a professor of languages, literature, and Jewish studies at UCLA...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... It also plays in a minimalistic way with the basic conditions needed to transform any space into a library. 90 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM In 2006, the Mexican artist Pablo Helguera organized an art project called The School of Pan-American Unrest. The project revived dying native languages and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... history, area studies (e.g., Asian Languages and Culture, Latin American Studies), film studies, literature, performance studies, art practice, anthro- pology, ethnomusicology, architecture, landscape architec- ture, and planning. Using the rubric urban humanities we have taken global cities of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... annotation practices, which were greatly accelerated by the invention of the printing press. The core disciplines that we recognize today as com- prising the Humanities literary and language studies, philosophy, art history, musi- cology, history, among others have deep roots in these institutional, cultural...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... structure, the Literature department at UCSC encompasses a diverse program of languages, geog- raphies, theoretical discourses, and interdisciplinary think- ing, and I have benefited from and grown in this way. B 24 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM ...