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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 October 2015
... on fieldwork conducted at an African American Pentecostal church led by a gay and same-gender-loving clergy, I offer a detailed study of how the gatherings and events at the church make available a mode of truth telling that activates capacities embedded in a transformative process of governing oneself...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to fully understand Harris's allegations against Cleveland, we must enter the inchoate space of Black church rumor and render it legible for scholarly understanding. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 James Cleveland sexual abuse queer African American religions gospel music...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (2): 285–312.
Published: 01 April 2001
... American historical experience. Let me explain. Baldwin indeed appeared to follow a typical pattern of African American let- ters that, as Eric Sundquist argues, relies on the way “black” religion operates as the “core expression of African American...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2021
... mediumship as a form of surrender, I draw from Rouse s (2004) articulation of engaged surrender. Like the African American female converts to Sunni Islam described by Rouse, in enacting engaged surrender sarimbavy mediums become part of a particular community of practice that con- jures...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 271–296.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Tim Retzloff Duke University Press 2002 “SEER OR QUEER?” Postwar Fascination with Detroit’s Prophet Jones Tim Retzloff Harlem congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., writing in the November 1951 issue of Ebony, began an article about the need for sex education in the African American...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (1): 157.
Published: 01 January 2022
... On the Subject of Ethnonationalism , forthcoming with Fordham University Press. Ahmad Greene-Hayes is an assistant professor of African American studies and religious studies at Northwestern University. He is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled “Gods of the Flesh: Black Atlantic...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 337–339.
Published: 01 April 2010
.../artbook, titled Alphabet (1996). Her scholarly publications include Speak to Me Words: Essays on American Indian Poetry (coedited with Dean Rader, 2003). Sharon P. Holland is associate professor of English, African and African Ameri- can studies, and women’s studies at Duke University. She...
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GLQ (2024) 30 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., and the sacred within and beyond US contexts. In Marla Frederick's ( 2003 ) discussion of the global reach of African American televangelists such as T. D. Jakes, Creflo Dollar, and Juanita Bynum, she explains how Eurocentric tropes of self-sufficiency circulate in the United States to Black religions...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and African Studies, and the Arab and Muslim Studies Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her current research and writing focus on indigeneity, sexuality, and Islamic creolization in the contemporary Caribbean and its diasporas. Keguro Macharia is from Nairobi, Kenya. Thérèse...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 1998
... (1995), and has recently completed her first book, African/Mother: Power and Origins in American Women’s Realist and Modernist Literature. She is currently working on a book about the languages of evolution, nationalism, commerce, religion, anthropology, medicine, and politics in prehomosexuality...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of Abstraction: Notes from the South African Postcolony.” American Ethnologist 26 , no. 2 : 279 – 303 . https://doi.org/10.1525/ae.1999.26.2.279 . Eddy FannyAnn . 2004 . “ Testimony by FannyAnn Eddy at the U.N. Commission on Human Rights .” October 4. Human Rights Watch. https://www.hrw.org...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2017
... short story “Le Mulâtre,” by the African American author Victor Séjour. “Le Mulâtre” takes me to unwieldy genealogies of kinship, incest, and same-sex desire. Here, I look to the sexual epistemologies of Vodou religious practices in Haiti; I engage pre-Freudian theories of Oedipus by Johann Jakob...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 297–307.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Reverend Irene Monroe points out that minorities were no different than most peo- ple who voted for the measure, in that they were motivated by religion. She won- ders why many within her African American community did not make the links between various struggles for freedom...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 165–168.
Published: 01 January 2018
... as well as in edited volumes including Queer Necropolitics (2014), Queer Excursions (2014), and Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World (2009). Roderick A. Ferguson is on the faculty in the Department of African American Stud- ies...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 565–594.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., in “Joy and Comfort,” his “mouth was opened and [he] Spake forth.”48 Edwards’s rhetoric of abjection also developed in dialogue with revival conversion narratives by the poor, especially poor women, Native Americans, and African Americans, that tended to be more...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of African American nuns), George Washington’s choice of patriotic Christianity over the comforts of private life, and Auden’s description of “the religious life” as the most “satisfactory cheat- ing of life” and its soul-­killing, quotidian demands. Although Kahan does not spe- cifically theorize...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 561–573.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of a Liberal Education for Africans . Cambridge, MA : John Wilson and Son . Blyden Edward Wilmot . ( 1908 ) 1994 . African Life and Customs . Baltimore, MD : Black Classic’s Press . Burton Jonathan . 2013 . “ ‘A Most Wily Bird’: Leo Africanus, Othello, and the Trafficking in Difference...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 321–341.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in Baltimore, Maryland, took a sample of cancer cells from the cervix of a young African American woman named Henrietta Lacks for use in their laboratory. In line with the medical con- ventions of the day, the doctors took Lacks’s cancer cells without her knowledge or consent. Lacks’s cells thrived...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 January 2021
... York : Fordham University Press . da Silva Denise Ferreira . 2007 . Toward a Global Idea of Race . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Diouf Sylviane A. n.d. “ African Muslims and American Blues .” Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas . www.muslimvoicesfestival.org...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 289–297.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., including Shaker dance, the ecstatic worship represented in Gertrude Stein's “Melanctha,” and the reconfiguring of sacraments in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood . But they also include other practices, including playing dead in African American literature and performance and libidinal historicism in Mark Twain's...