contact zone


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contact zone

[′kän‚takt ‚zōn]
(geology)
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Drill holes GS19-40 and GS19-41, were successful in locating the footwall contact zone, which is a very fine-grained strongly silicified volcanic unit.
Abella who also attended the international seminar on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs, commended the organizers for providing a platform to promote and broaden academic discussions about the region in Southeast Asia by looking at Philippine history and culture, and the cultural role it played as a contact zone in the region.
The two most prominent approaches were brought forward by Marie Louise Pratt, who defined the 'contact zone', and Richard White, who proposed the 'middle ground' as the space of cultural encounter.
Scholars have developed a variety of notions to capture and conceptualize the many mechanisms of transculturalization (Fluchter and Schottli 2015), including contact zone, borderlands and translation.
Elastic deformation (compression) of trapezoidal wave corrugated form does not changing the width of the contact zone, as connected only with the phenomenon of its side faces loss stability.
The literary arts of the contact zone are actualized in the composition of the zine MOON ROOT, AN EXPLORATION OF ASIAN WOMYN'S BODIES, an anthology of poetry and essays written by women, gender queer and trans people of Asian Pacific Islander (API) descent living diaspora.
The principal originality of this work, with contrast to papers [6] and [4], is in the accounting for tangential displacements in the contact problem for cartilage layers while using a contact zone of elliptical shape, based on the biphasic model.
This is, perhaps, the best we can hope for in the contact zone: commune through what is knowable, attempt to undo some of the unknowability at the core of the other, and honor what resists elucidation.
The journey from self (home) to research (field) involves a journey into the contact zone (1) where the researcher negotiates the self and the "other." The contact zone is "a social space where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power." (2) The boundary between "field" and "home" in Kihato's work is a productively blurred one.
EXTENSION OF THE CONTACT ZONE AND PROBABLE HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN BROWN HOWLER MONKEYS (Alouatta guariba clamitans) AND BLACK-AND-GOLD HOWLER MONKEYS (Alouatta caraya) (PRIMATES, ATELIDAE) IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL
On the exploration side, the company said its regional exp-program, which began July 2, is focussed on defining the extent of the recently discovered "Contact Zone" running to the north and northwest of Lake Dayohessarah.
The group, known as "Normandie" since its inception in France after the conflict erupted, also agreed to accord full support to the OSCE monitoring mission, which oversees the cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact zone, among other functions.