publication . Article . 2018

Escaping National Tags and Embracing Diversity: Third Culture Kid Songwriters

Sanfilippo-Schulz Jessica;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018 Journal: Open Cultural Studies, volume 2, pages 11-24 (eissn: 2451-3474, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p> Nowadays, more and more writers cannot be classified according to one single nation. Whereas in Imagined Communities Anderson describes the development of nations and national belongings, in Third Culture Kid (TCK) discourse a central theme is the concept of not belonging to one specific nation or culture (“NatioNILism”). TCKs are individuals who were raised moving from one country to the next due to their parents’ career choices. Not having had a fixed home while growing up, rather than accepting classifications according to nations and cultures, many TCKs prefer to embrace diversity. Antje Rauwerda argues that the fic...
Subjects
free text keywords: Media studies, Third culture kid, Sociology, Third Culture Kid Songwriters, NatioNILism, Transculture, Haikaa Yamamoto’s “Work of Art Global Project”, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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publication . Article . 2018

Escaping National Tags and Embracing Diversity: Third Culture Kid Songwriters

Sanfilippo-Schulz Jessica;