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Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... inter-American studies Jamaican dancehall music US-Caribbean relations Oliver Samuels exoticization ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
.... This essay reveals and analyzes signal engagements with the United States in Anglophone Caribbean television, music, and popular culture. inter-American studies Jamaican dancehall music US-Caribbean relations Oliver Samuels exoticization ...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... studies Jamaican dancehall music US-Caribbean relations Oliver Samuels exoticization With 400,000 call center agents, the Philippines has outpaced India in growth and number for voice operations. The offshore agent as a liminal figure simulates being in synch as a sonic presence with corporate...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... structures of power, which have created a contemporary era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
...-, and transarchipelagic relations.  Guam Pacific indigenous studies imperialism This chapter focuses on the Caribbean archipelago as a geopolitical and historical unit. An archipelago actually combines groups of islands and their corresponding networks of ports, fortifications, plantations, and cities...
...Geopolitics and Geopolitical Imagination This chapter studies the connections that allowed Cunas and Wayuu to develop a lifestyle or worldview that can be called a cosmopolitan, Greater Caribbean way of being in the world. It also emphasizes how the interactions associated...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
...Ecologies of Relation This essay brings together four artist-activists of the Caribbean and Pacific under the archipelagic auspices of the “Mediterranean of the West,” a term coined by Jamaican nationalist W. Adolphe Roberts in his pioneering study The Caribbean: Story of Our Sea of Destiny...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative that conveys that the zombie is a morally...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
.... The essay focuses on language politics, the relation of language to the colonial and national situation in the transnational, translingual histories linking the Caribbean and the Pacific as outposts of the Spanish empire at its end and the American Century at its beginning. Mediterranean resistant...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... are pop musical genres launched into global circulation? How might the movement of vernacularized musical forms help us map the emergent transnational musical circuits of the 1960s? How were these circuits both constructed and circumscribed by linguistic barriers and the geopolitical architecture...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... encounters Merleau-Ponty described, he feels other forces impinge upon his body—violently. Reading Fanon, this chapter argues that these forces should be considered in a poetics of flesh. Engaging Caribbean poet Aimé Césaire, the chapter also points toward the possibility of envisioning carnal relations...