Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 132

Table of Content: January 2012; 3(1)

January 2012

Strategies used in the translation of allusions in Hafiz Shirazi's poetry

  A translator who examines a text with a view to translate it will have a number of concerns. Among them, allusions are likely to become puzzles when they cross a cultural divide. Translating allusions can be a demanding task due to the fact that they simultaneously activate two texts and have specific meanings in the culture and language in which they arise but not _ necessarily in others. However, the use of...

Author(s): Naeimeh Bahrami

January 2012

Language use in the Islamic faith in Cameroon: The case of a Mosque in the city of Maroua

  This paper examines language use and religion, paying special attention to the languages of religious practices and the factors that determine the choice of these languages in a given polity. The data are drawn from a series of Friday congregational prayers in the main Mosque of the city of Maroua, the headquarters of the Far North region of Cameroon, an area where the Islamic faith has a high concentration...

Author(s): Jean-Paul Kouega and François G. Baimada

January 2012

Malaysian educational policy for national integration: Contested terrain of multiple aspirations in a multicultural nation

  This article discusses multiple perceptions and views about policy in Malaysian education policy which aims for achieving national integration in a multicultural setting. The discussion in this article is based on the policy research about Malaysian education policy and ethnicity issues that continue to be an important aspect in Malaysian education policy process aimed at achieving integration through the...

Author(s): Hazri Jamil and Santhiram R. Raman