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Published: 25 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381433-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8143-3
Book Chapter

By Lorgia García-Peña
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... Josefina Báez Dominicanish Dominicanyork 1965 Occupation literature of diaspora ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Dominican Americans diaspora American studies American literature ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... and exiled from the nation-state. In the diaspora, they find ways to contradict exclusion. Josefina Báez Dominicanish Dominicanyork 1965 Occupation literature of diaspora ...
Series: New Americanists
Published: 10 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385097-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8509-7
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... to contradict exclusion. Josefina Báez Dominicanish Dominicanyork 1965 Occupation literature of diaspora ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... to writers operating in the Caribbean region. Dominican Americans diaspora American studies American literature ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Tanya L. Saunders engages the black queer world-making among lesbians in Cuba and Brazil. Drawn from her experience as touring manager for a lesbian hip hop group, Saunders uses ethnographic methods to engage the ways in which black lesbians in the diaspora mobilize hip hop as a site of feminist...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and builds on the work of Afro-Latinos like Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets , producing an Afro-Latino/a literature that takes race as a given and shifts narrative attention to language. Díaz’s writing focuses on artistic craft and uses language to represent what it means be black, Latino, and an immigrant...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay is a case study of the Department of Equity Studies at York University (Canada) based on an autoethnographic account by its founding chair. This first-person account is substantiated with related primary documentary and secondary literature. The study illustrates how recent...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... experience relative to writers operating in the Caribbean region. Dominican Americans diaspora American studies American literature This chapter analyzes Díaz’s work through his critique of U.S. neocolonialism. His attention to classism, intraethnic racism, and internalized racism illustrates...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... of the music’s exponents to seek an audience in a diaspora that revered them as the purveyors of the lost homeland. New York City became an important hub of this genre; arguably, it saved it from extinction. The scant scholarly literature on jíbaro music has unreflectively echoed the construction of jíbaro...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... that Díaz breaks from conventions set by U.S. immigrant classics like Roth’s Call It Sleep and builds on the work of Afro-Latinos like Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets , producing an Afro-Latino/a literature that takes race as a given and shifts narrative attention to language. Díaz’s writing focuses...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... posthumanism This essay discusses Mama & Me , a mixed-media artwork by an ftm-identified Hong Kong immigrant, Bobby Cheung, as a trans of color critique of the normativizing discourses of U.S.-based transgender politics. Drawing on the history of Asian immigration and diaspora studies, this essay...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... the recent literature on melancholy and mourning, literature that examines the political implications of vulnerability and the recognition of historical losses. Critically engaging the discourses on melancholy, the introduction highlights black literature, music, and film as practices that put forth...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... linking subjects “unincorporated” into the mainland of US-American citizenship with those “unincorporated” territories of empire in the Philippines. Asian American literature transnational American studies Philippines Robinson Crusoe castaways Michaëlle Jean was the first governor-general...
Book Chapter

By Joseph R. Winters
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... racial progress melancholy black literature critical theory strange-bedfellow approach ...
Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
..., individual and group interviews, and archival research. It also places the overall book in dialogue with existing literature on embodied histories, performed nationalisms, and spirit possession, in order to argue that bodies in everyday life performances are critical tools for social change. body...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
...-representation in the Telugu public sphere cannot be read just as claims to produce authentic literature. These are claims specifically made for recognition in the public sphere as poets, writers, scholars, and critics. The essay argues that the shift to the new notion and function of contemporary Dalit writing...