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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The driving force for conflict is simple proximity —boundaries, once separating people providing for transculturatiin measure of isolation become the issue of a conflict when societies encroach upon one another territorially.

Mutual respect and ffernando cooperation are increasing although there are still some remnants of age-old prejudices and the burden of economic discrimination is still heavy. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. University Press Scholarship Online. Nor are these stages peculiar to the white-master-vs.

The colored man is now in his second generation in America and tries to outdo himself imitating, at times fernwndo blindly, both the good and the bad traits of the white man. Mapping Fernqndo Intersecting Worlds”. Elizabeth Kath argues that in the global era we can no longer consider transculturation only in relation to the 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Physical attraction soon mixes the blood of the two races. In OctoberU. Environmental phenomena and the personality of the individual may hasten or skip one phase or another.

In most regions, ethnic divides are binary, meaning only two distinct cultures are present, each seeing the other as foreign. If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Religion, on the other hand, is a highly personal and attached part of culture. Ethnicity can be divided into two distinct areas, as they relate to ethnoconvergence: Utilitarian traits, and traditional customs. At times he escapes and even takes his own life. 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.


Processes of transculturation become more complex within the context of globalizationgiven the multiple layers of abstraction that permeate everyday experiences. However, the political and cultural significance of regional or national languages are retained because these polyglots conform to the linguistic norms of the place they visit—doing “as the Romans do”.


The black man is now able to dance and the white man is amused by him. Nevertheless, obstacles to ethnoconvergence are not great.

The words “Negro” and “mulatto” are no longer taboo. There are many other examples of the essential significance of language.

Transculturación y estudios culturales. Breve aproximación al pensamiento de Fernando Ortiz

Then it is alleged that the black race is accursed; “Noah spoke the original malediction,” say the theologians. Wikipedia articles with style issues from December All articles with style issues Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with multiple maintenance issues All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from May Transculturaton varied opinions of ethnoconvergence represent themselves in a spectrum; assimilationhomogenizationacculturationand cultural compromise are commonly used terms for ethnoconvegence which flavor the issues to a bias.

Transculturation is a term coined transculturztion Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz in [1] to describe the phenomenon of merging transcuturation converging cultures. This is perhaps the most difficult phase. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Rather, it merges these concepts and additionally carries the idea of the consequent creation of new cultural phenomena neoculturation. This does not mean that most Europeans reject learning other languages. Religionor belief, is the prime ethnocentric divider. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

The people are told that the Negro is subhuman and bestial. Search my Subject Specializations: 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.


Returning to classic social science as a solution, Bromley has embraced the anthropological approach put forward by thinkers like Fernando Ortiz as a way to account for ethnicity and language without being limited by them as a way for viewing the world.

This can become evident in social situations, where people divide into separate groups, despite being of an identical “super-ethnicity”, such as nationality.

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The former wishes this system to go on indefinitely, while the latter awaits his own day; both take advantage of the day at hand. In many societies, such as in those in Europe, languages are considered a significant component of ethnic values. The white, with or without the slave system, exploits the black who, powerless against force, defends himself with his shrewdness and makes clever adjustments based on his mistrust of the white.

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.

The white man attacks the black in order to snatch him from his land and enslave him by force. Publications Pages Publications Pages. For this reason, this occasion, which brings together a group of Cubans 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.

In a word, he looks upon the dominated race with kinder eyes provided they “keep their place. In voicing the Gap in Mia Couto Index.

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