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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... expansive anticolonial cultural politics that had been integral to the lives and careers of such participants as Katherine Dunham, Langston Hughes, and Duke Ellington. The uneasy, unacknowledged presence of a broader anticolonial cultural politics, and an urgent sense of the unfinished struggle against...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Achille Mbembe; Laurent Chauvet African discourse has been dominated for almost a century by three politico-intellectual paradigms: anticolonial nationalism, various reinterpretations of Marxism, and a Pan-African sphere of influence that gave special place to two types of solidarity—a racial...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2021
... are palpable in this anticolonial project restoring the past to reimagine the present. © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Okwui Enwezor Cherry River Where the Rivers Mix Three Forks Montana East Gallatin River Indigenous people of North America CHERRY RIVER Where the Rivers Mix Mary Ellen...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... As such, and rather than using a typically grand anticolonial metanarrative, the film favors the depiction of multiple surrealist proliferations of difference, juxtapositions, dislocation, and distortions seen not as embodiments of a single truth but rather as energized political and aesthetic forms of a collective...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Moroccan independence in 1956, these artistic practices were interwoven with a deep commitment to postcolonial national culture and a clear anticolonial stance. These same ideas can be read in the exhibition history of this group of artists. Together, the exhibitions suggest an alternative cartography...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and periods. Resnais’s and Marker’s film coincided with the emergence of anticolonial culture and consciousness, which hinged on the African self-narrative and activist movements connected to the Parisian publishing house Présence Africaine . Attia’s work situates us in an indefinite period between World War...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... himself arriving in 1946). The article discusses one of Williams’s most celebrated works, Human World (1950), and examines how the artist’s practice engaged with anticolonial resistance and modernist discourse surrounding abstraction. The author also explores and comments on the exhibitions in which...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 16–33.
Published: 01 November 2023
... States, the decisive anticolonial Battle of Adwa in Ethiopia, and the momentary promise of decolonization at the end of World War I. emangione@gradcenter.cuny.edu Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller Ethiopia Egypt pan-Africanism historical reclamation...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 62–71.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as a condition of the possibility for more effective transnational, cosmopolitan alliances. © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 Cosmopolitanism nationalism postcolonial Europe anticolonialism transnational Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 202062 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308186 © 2020...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
... sovereignty (such as the Black Belt thesis) and anticolonial struggles around the globe. The architects of Pan-Africanism broadly defined as the global cultural and political movement to unify people of African descent around a shared anticolonial struggle were indebted to Marxist theories, even...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 48–63.
Published: 01 May 2022
... had not left its mark on them. 10 In this article, bridging the gap takes three separate but interconnected inquiries. First, the interplay between Africa and America, framed by Kwame Nkrumah and a resurgent Pan-Africanism: given the linkage between civil rights and the anticolonial era, Ananse...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 102–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of awe and sions. As such, Cesaire's Notebook can offer a rare gratitude and respect due to an exceptionally gift• and immediate conduit to the ethos, energies, and ed author of words that have the power to move stringent necessity of anticolonialism. Cesaire's and to change...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2023
... postcolonial history of military rule aborting shortlived democratic experiments, Sudan has continued to have one of the most powerful grassroots democratic movements in Africa and the Arab world. The facts on the ground have been foretelling. Sudan has a long history of nationalist and anticolonial movements...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 6–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... influenced several generations of intellectu- continents, leave a mark on cultural studies: Paul als—anticolonials, postcolonials, postwar leftists Willis, Dick Hebdige, Pratibha Parma, Paul Gilroy, impatient with the orthodoxies of the Old Left, Hazel Carby, and Michael Denning, to name only newly...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 228–245.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and aesthetic practices ranging from the figural to abstraction. With a life that spanned most of the twentieth century, Youssef s work is a witness to epiclike events both in the artistic, cultural, and political arenas in Egypt and the world at large whether it is the anticolonial nationalist movement...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 160–161.
Published: 01 May 2021
... faced such criticism? all that trauma. In the end, that s what you both I know that we in the West had a hard time mar- wanted. You wanted anticolonial work to thrive rying the ideas of Africa and contemporane- all over the globe, not just across the African ity, but that moment made it perfectly...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... alike—in York, left Cairo as a child, returning there now only national political awakening, the parallel identifi - oppression, although unveiling was never officially the anticolonial struggle, the deliberate exclusion occasionally—this essay seeks to show the extent to cation of women...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and the rest of the continent and composition of the region itself, and indeed, forgets a contributed to the complex nature of the African mod• much more complex history of anticolonial struggle, ernist experience. In other words, realities of both sides efforts by post...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., proclamations like Fire! Burn! and Blood! became synonymous with the Rastafari youth culture of resistance and anticolonialism in the 1950s. To call down fire, he said, was to declare hostility. 20 Accounts given Film still from Pressure, 1975. © British Film Institute Espert Nka 51 by Chevannes also...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 68–81.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8719656 © 2020 by Nka Publications T his article s main concern is with memory and amnesia, the overlapping of both through the transition from anticolonial expectations to postcolonial and neocolonial policies in contem- porary Uganda, and the flow and relocation of dis...