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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the TransAtlantic com m unities o f the African Diaspora those com m unities bordering the Atlantic Ocean that extend on the east from England to South Africa and on the w est from Canada to A rgentina . . . Feeling the S p irit is m y chance to share th is v isio n o f A frica n peoples and to h ig h lig h t our...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 166–180.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Maurophilia not only foregrounds Aslima’s associations with Spain and Morocco but also highlights McKay’s engagement with transhistorical Mediterranean diasporas, including the intra-African slave trade and Iberian Moriscos and conversos settling in North Africa following the Reconquista. This essay argues...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 October 2023
... epistemological frameworks to disrupt normative understandings of home, migration, and diaspora. faye.caronan@ucdenver.edu natalie.avalos@colorado.edu kealohilaniminami@gmail.com reach.meta@gmail.com reema.wahdan@case.edu nishant.upadhyay@colorado.edu Copyright © 2023 Regents...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 71–85.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Alvin Henry Abstract This article intervenes in the debates on African American memory. After Hurricane Katrina, African Americans had to flee the Gulf, and this created a contemporary new diaspora, which shattered the traditional means of transmitting memories—extended families’ stories...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... on two contemporary novels of the African diaspora: Aminatta Forna’s The Memory of Love and Delia Jarrett-Macauley’s Moses, Citizen, and Me . Narrating local forms of survival in post–civil war Sierra Leone, these novels use animist modes of consciousness to theorize the collective trauma...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 201–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... hotspot as a site of sustained, unresolved transition, reading the affectivity of diaspora as a negative one in McKay’s work that places an unsustainable pressure on ritual and performative stylizations and renders them untenable as forms for cultivating a sovereign condition. Copyright © 2021 Regents...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 144–155.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and that even provide links to premodern rural culture that the Irish diaspora strips away. While postcolonial postmodernity may render authentic culture unfeasible, contemporary advertising intensifies the mystification and romanticization of the Aran sweater, even with the garment’s increasing machine...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Brooks, Tim . Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth o f the Recording Industry 1890-1919. Urbana and Chicago: U niversity o f Illinois Press, 2005. Brown, Jacqueline Nassy. "Diaspora and Desire: Gendering 'Black Am erica' in Black Liverpool." Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 30–39.
Published: 01 April 2023
... China and its diasporas and in the Asian communities gathered through racist misrecognition under the viral address. The essay pauses at each of the three Lunar New Years of the pandemic to consider how Chineseness—as a national example, a mode of racialization, and a site of racial suspicion—might...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 34–42.
Published: 01 December 2000
... brace a level of sexually ecstatic imagery similar to spiritually celebratory sexu­ ality in African Diaspora literature. It is im portant to note, how­ ever, that the P araphrase s eschewing of a m ore traditionally Protestant avoidance of sexually suggestive religious imagery and wordplay is n o t...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and Activism in Africa .” In Power, Gender, and Social Change in Africa and the Diaspora , edited by Muna Ndulo , 112 – 42 . Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishers , 2009 . Gilroy Paul . The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 October 2020
... cosmopolitanisms. Recent essays by Nasia Anam, Marissia Fragkou, and Dominic Thomas all stress the importance of telling migration stories from the perspective of the migrants themselves. They each trace the path of a different diaspora (Muslim, Balkan, and African) and in so doing demonstrate how an ethnocentric...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2018
... valuable distinguishing feature that the term offers, the sharing of sacred space and other sacra. 3 This phenomenon does not seem to have accompanied Mediterranean religions to the various diaspora. The term is therefore relatively geographically fixed. Does Mediterranean religion have a historical...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2014
... riting on the transatlantic slave trade. In his work, he focuses on the influences o f chattel slavery on historic and contem porary liter­ ature and film of the African Diaspora. He is currently w orking on tw o projects: one in which he exam ines the role o f the sonic in contem porary literature...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 103–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Imagination: Literature in Africa and the Black Diaspora. O xford: O xford UP, 2001. Pp. xviii + 296. pb. 0-19-508619-8. Klinck, A nne L. The Old English Elegies: A Critical Edition and Genre Study. M ontreal and Kingston: M eGill-Queens s UP, 1992. Pp. xlvi + 469. h c ./p b . $95.00/$39.95. 0-7735-0836-8/0...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 219–221.
Published: 01 April 2021
... on, echoes in Stephanie E. Smallwood’s meditation, “The Politics of the Archive and History’s Accountability to the Enslaved.” Smallwood reflects on her own journey in writing Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora : from frustration at the silences of the archive of slavery...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 181–182.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to the African Diaspora" as well as a non­ fiction book on eating disorders and the body. She is looking forward to beginning her next project which will be titled Queering Jesus. Katherine Eggert is associate professor and chair of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is the author of Showing...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ontreal: McGillQ ueen s University Press, 2005. Pp. x + 188. he. $65.00. 0-07735-2822-9. pb. $22.95. 0-7735-2909-8. Irele, F. Abiola. The African Imagination: Literature in Africa and the Black Diaspora. Oxford: O xford University Press, 2001. Pp. xxiii + 296. pb. $5.95. 0-19-508619-8. Iser, Wolfgang. How...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the many marginalized figures that inhabit its pages: the lumpen-precariat, unapologetically queer lovers, practiced and practical thieves, migrants and refugees, colonial subjects, sex workers, members of the Black diaspora, political radicals of numerous stripes—it seems nearly everyone has found a roomy...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to fulfill the historical distribution requirement of the English major, and then encounters Equiano during the very same semester in an African Diaspora literature course taken to fulfill the "m ulticultural" requirement of the department, or the "Non-Western Perspectives" requirement of the college...