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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of transatlantic slavery together with that of colonialism and globalization to make a statement about African identities, both in the past and in the present. Hazoumè’s artwork provides a visualization of Hall’s mobile model of “diaspora,” with its shifting perspectives, geographically dispersed centers...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Parisa Vaziri Abstract This article attempts to address the contemporary turn to astrophysics lexicons in Black feminism by bringing together scholarship on Indian Ocean slavery and Black studies. Through an experimental reading of encounter with Indian Ocean and African slavery in Saidiya...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anna Feuerstein Abstract This essay analyzes two late Victorian texts by white women colonists in South Africa—F. Clinton Parry’s children’s book African Pets (1880) and Annie Martin’s memoir Home Life on an Ostrich Farm (1890)—to nuance understandings of animality as racialization. By reading...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and distortion. But by virtually every significant economic and social index, the outlook for the majority of Africans remains bleak. No other region confronts human tragedy — the poverty and suffering that often mock description, the collapse of state infrastructure, medical care...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... theorists across the humanities, social sciences, and “natural” sciences—do for Black and African diaspora studies? In theoretical physics, (quantum) entanglement is what Albert Einstein dubbed “spooky action at a distance.” 1 When experimenters create two subatomic particles at the same time...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 1–49.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the glory of things past as a means of rectifying the sorry contemporary picture of Africa and to provide models of African achievement for the future, is by no means unproblematicf he concluded. 13 More recently, in a set of comments on what he calls post- colonial entanglement (the very...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 June 2017
... on “transnational religion”—a descriptor attached to studies that narrate how religion travels, usually through immigration or media technologies under the “new” accelerations of globalization—rarely dialogues with literature on historical diasporizations of African religions. Beliso–De Jesús bridges the gap...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Negritude and Iqbal’s modernist Islamic thought by presenting briefly Bergson’s other philosophy, then Senghor’s philosophy of Africanity, and fi- nally, in its third part, Iqbal’s project of a “reconstruction of the religious thought of Islam.” Parts two and three I have...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Copyright © 2015 Qui Parle 2015 Contributors william callison is a doctoral candidate in political science with a designated emphasis in critical theory at the University of California, Berkeley. michael mark cohen teaches American studies and African American studies...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Union's capability to emancipate the Africans it had enslaved. For the first ten years of his public career in the anti-slavery movement, Douglass was a practitioner of William Lloyd Garrison's anti-slavery philosophy, a philosophy which argued that the American Union was tragically flawed...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 December 2019
... two, the doublings and repetitions falling thick on me as I remember. We drove home through the crowded streets of Durban, past the informal settlements dotting the hills and the beachfront skyscrapers beckoning, through the stoplights where young Africans hawk their plastic goods and bunches...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and from the determi- nation of African American photographers and newspaper editors to make the shocking image of Emmett Till’s face visible to the public, the exhibit and its accompanying volume powerfully affi rm the role of the visual media in bringing racial violence into public view...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 121–146.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., organized by the Department of Eth- nic Studies’ Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Program, had produced in me and another feminist colleague the impression that they knew little about the U.S. civil rights movements, and mainly about the African American struggles. They apparently knew nothing about...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., then, frames both writers—Jordan, the only child of Jamaican immigrants, and Clifton, the first-born daughter of South-to-North African American transplants—in a way that is both literary and visual. Both poets navigate the burdens of self-possession through maternal fragmentation and poetic force, engendering...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., polygenesis proposed that African man and European man are different animals altogether. Several political conclusions easily fl ow from the academic proj- ect of proving polygenesis. In a nutshell, however, it made a scien- tifi c case for the white man’s burden, his domination over...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... The proud African patriarch pictured here was Ekwe Ngando. Born in 1876 in Duala, Cameroon, he served as an Askari soldier in the German Colonial Army prior to his arrival in Germany in 1910. His wife and the mother of his children was Ida Kleinfelt, born in 1885 in Silesia. We do not know the circumstances...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the "Cites-Ghettos" On the threshold of the 1990s, France witnessed the swift rise and crystallization of what South-African sociologist Stanley Cohen calls a moral panic over the "banlieues."6 Until then, the bland and banal universe of the degraded housing projects on the urban periphery...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... simple or taken for granted. — No, it's all very complicated. And this is why Africans say THE POSITION OF THE UNTHOUGHT 197 we're just too complex. They think black Americans are complex and moody and depressive. I'm very jealous...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
... specific context around illness and disease, as well as healing practices in the Caribbean. Gómez mentions the role of Indian piaches (physicians, astrologers, and necromancers); yerbateros and herbolarios (herbalists); mohánes (Afro-descendant and African ritual specialists from Angola, Congo...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 215–248.
Published: 01 December 2010
... cannot properly feel Hegel suggests a sense of radical incommensurabil- ity and impropriety. The African—synonymous with the negro for Hegel—is a fi gure whose difference does not pass beyond itself into work or history; the African not only has no consciousness...