Elfriede Hermann, «Communicating with Transculturation», Le Journal de la Société des Océanistes by the Cuban sociologist Fernando Ortiz ([]. ) . Fernando Ort z on the Phases of Transculturation, from a speech made in Abstract. MARRERO LEON, Erelis. Transculturation and cultural studies. A brief approach to Fernando Ortiz’ thinking. Tabula Rasa [online]. , n

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This is perhaps the most difficult phase. Bioculture Cross-cultural studies Cross-cultural communication Cross-cultural leadership Cross-cultural psychiatry Cross-cultural psychology Cultural analytics Cultural economics Cultural entomology Cultural history Cultural mapping Cultural mediation Cultural psychology Cultural values Culturomics Intercultural learning Intercultural relations Internet culture Philosophy of culture Popular culture studies Semiotics of culture Sociology of culture Sound culture Theology of culture Transcultural nursing.

In pre- Russian SiberiaTatar-Mongol colonists in the Taiga often recognized indigenous speakers of Turkic languages as their “own people” and non-Turkic groups as “foreigners”, despite these indigenous groups having a similar level of material culture, and sharing much of a primitive culture with tribes foreign to the Muslim-Buddhist Tatar-Mongols. It argues that Ortiz ranks among the most important theorists of the postcolonial condition.

If a means to co-exist cannot be immediately found, then conflicts can be hostile, leading to a process by which contact between individuals leads to some resolution. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Publications Pages Publications Pages. Thus, conforming to the “ethnic integrity” of the region. In most regions, ethnic divides are binary, meaning only two distinct cultures are present, each seeing the other as foreign.

This can become evident in social situations, where people divide into separate groups, despite being of an identical “super-ethnicity”, such as nationality. This is today’s phase. In the modern context, both conflicts and resolutions are amplified by communication and transportation technology—the ancient tendency of cultures drifting or remaining apart has been replaced by stronger forces for bringing societies together.

Views Read Edit View history. Ethnicity can be divided into two distinct areas, as they relate to ethnoconvergence: The white man attacks the black in order to snatch him from his land and enslave him by force. Xenophobes tend to think of cross-cultural contact as a component of assimilation, and see this as harmful.


In this stage the very words “Negro” and “mulatto” have still a distasteful connotation; they must give way to others with a more pleasant sound in ordinary speech. These changes often represent differences between homeland pons, and their diasporic communities abroad.

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. With the adherence to each distinct component, comes the repulsion of the other. In Cuba we are at last on the road to mutual understanding in spite of prejudices that have not been eradicated and are even aggravated today by foreign political ideologies whose principal exponent is Hitler with all his brutal race theories.

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In voicing the Gap in Mia Couto Index. This chapter highlights the signal importance of Fernando Ortiz’s work to the discipline of ethnography and politics. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Ethnocentrism often takes different forms, as it is a highly personal tranzculturation, and manifests itself in countless aspects of culture.

Often, history shows us, the processes of co-existence begins with hostilities, and with the natural passing of polarist individuals, comes the passing of their polarist sentiments, and soon some resolution is achieved. To troubleshoot, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us.

University Press Scholarship Online. In one general sense, transculturation covers warethnic conflictracismmulticulturalismcross-culturalisminterracial marriageand any other of a number of contexts that deal with more than one culture. The black man rebels, if such a thing is possible and fights his oppressor.

He is an ttansculturation model of postcolonial agency and accomplishment. At last the black man is conquered, but he is not resigned to his fate.

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Mutual respect and inter-racial cooperation are increasing although there are still some remnants of age-old prejudices and the burden of economic discrimination is still heavy. Mapping Petrarch’s Intersecting Worlds”. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Nor are these fernado inevitable phases which all persons of various, and even opposing ethnic groups, are forced to undergo.


There is a truce, but it is only a “peace of Zanjon. This article has multiple issues. Some intellectuals, such as Michael Ignatieffargue that convergence of a general culture does not directly entail a similar convergence in ethnic identities.

This common theme, representing dualist opinions of ethnoconvergence itself, within a transculyuration ethnic group is often manifested in issues of sexual fernanddo and marriageemployment preferences, etc.

Elizabeth Kath argues that in the global era we can no longer consider transculturation only in relation to transculturatoin face-to-face, but that we need to take into account the many layers of abstracted interactions that are interwoven through face-to-face encounters, a phenomenon that she describes as layers of transculturation. Nevertheless, obstacles to ethnoconvergence are not great.

Where transculturation impacts ethnicity and ethnic issues the term “ethnoconvergence” is sometimes used.


In OctoberU. The black man is now able to dance and the white man is amused by him. For this reason, this occasion, which brings together a group of Yransculturation of different races, who are seeking the bases of mutual understanding as a means of achieving national integration, constitutes a new turn in the history of our country and should be so interpreted.

We now arrive at the fourth transculuration of self-assertion. Second is customwhich may overlap religion. In many cosmopolitan societies, religion is everything—social, utilitarian, intellectual, political; from the transcultueation of view of people of immersed cultures; The very concept of ethnicity and its distinctions is incongruous to their immersed concepts. Physical attraction soon mixes the blood of the two races.

Fernand on the Global Condition. At times he escapes and even takes his own life. A dark grandmother or mother leads an unhappy “back door” existence, in order that her presence may not cause harm to her descendants who in turn live in a state of constant and exhausting inhibition.