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By Michelle D. Commander
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... Afro-Brazilian Cachoeira Pelourinho postracial racial paradise ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... This chapter focuses on Black American movement toward Africa as it is performed in Bahia, Brazil. Black American travel to Brazil began in the early twentieth century, when the nation promoted itself as and was widely believed to be a racial paradise and a model for positive postslavery race...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
..., consuming, and playing of games, and it reveals the ludic, representational, personal, and political ramifications of “gaming while Asian.” Asianness representation identity auto-theory close playing Chapter 2 explores the game Paradise Killer as a vehicle to revisit and reshape the term...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... This chapter introduces two different ways of imagining the postracial. On the one hand, the postracial names a state and place beyond racial difference and inequality, or a condition advancing toward this state. This version of the post-racial overlooks how over-confident narratives, especially...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
..., diasporic space that challenges continent-based constructions of nation and rigid understandings of racial identity, indigeneity, and belonging. By imagining islands as archipelagic circuits including coastal communities, Hopkins goes against the grain of dominant island tropes that imagine the bounded...
Published: 20 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... and that continue to shape popular memory: the Continental Baths, the Mineshaft and Anvil sex clubs, and the Paradise Garage and Saint discos. These clubs expanded the scale of gay venues and loomed even larger in legend. During the first decade of the AIDS crisis, they also became sites for attention to the lives...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... of genre and history allow her to create a circum-Caribbean, diasporic space that challenges continent-based constructions of nation and rigid understandings of racial identity, indigeneity, and belonging. By imagining islands as archipelagic circuits including coastal communities, Hopkins goes against...