1 edition of Black/Queer/Diaspora found in the catalog.
Jafari S. Allen
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Jafari S. Allen|
|LC Classifications||HQ75.15 .B53 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||424|
Multi-faceted and erudite, Black Geographies brings into focus the politics of place that black subjects, communities, and philosophers inhabit. Highlights include essays on the African diaspora and its interaction with citizenship and nationalism, critical readings of the blues and hip-hop, and thorough deconstructions of Nova Scotian and. More particularly, this essay argues against a prevalent critical slippage between queer and diaspora, through which the queer is read as a mobile category that, like diaspora, disrupts the stability of fixed identity categories and thus represents a liberatory position within the material and geographical displacements of globalization.
Get this from a library! Queer returns: essays on multiculturalism, diaspora, and Black studies. [Rinaldo Walcott] -- "Queer Returns returns us to the scene of multiculturalism, diaspora and queer through the lens of black expression, identity and the political. The essays question what it means to live in a. Audre Lorde, a black queer poet and civil rights activist, is at the conceptual center of Erotic Islands. According to Gill, his book offers a reexamination of “Lorde's envisioning of the erotic as.
The Black, queer, HIV+ Midwesterner has been lobbing their work our way since ’s [insert] boy from YesYes Books and gaining recognition with a Pushcart Prize, a National Book Award nomination, and fellowships from the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. But please don’t let the hype keep you from this brilliant. Diaspora Cruises: Queer Black Proletarianism in Claude McKay’s A Long Way From Home The Role of the Caribbean in Black Intellectual Movements The Evolution of .
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Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the s and s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices /5(6).
Queer Returns returns us to the scene of multiculturalism, diaspora, and queer through the lens of Black expression, identity, and the political. The essays question what it means to live in a multicultural society, how diaspora impacts identity and culture, and how the categories of queer and Black and Black queer complicate the political Author: Rinaldo Walcott.
In this special double issue of GLQ, queer theory meets critical race theory, transnationalism, and Third World feminisms in analyses of the Black queer butors apply social science methodologies to theories born out of the humanities to produce innovative, humane, and expansive readings of on-the-ground social conditions around the world.
The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora tells the story of how black queer diasporic activists and artists challenged neoliberalism in the nineteen seventies and eighties in North America and the talk tells this story through a series of visits to an imaginary black queer. This genealogical matrix of the present moment argues that black/queer/diaspora work's love ethic, and radical roots in black and women of color feminisms, uniquely constructs it as an organic project of multivalent and multiscalar reclamation, revisioning, and futurity toward producing deeply humane and capacious analyses that both reflect “real life” on the ground and speculate on liberatory Cited by: The Black Queer Studies Collection at the UT Libraries was created by Dr.
Matt Richardson, Lindsay Shell, and Kristen Hogan in This BQSC Guide was created by Kristen Hogan inwith additions made by Hayley Morgenstern in and Ginny Barnes in Author: Gina Bastone.
Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the s and s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices.
However, it begins by situating Black queerness in conceptual and geographic space. It proposes the usefulness of an anthropologically informed embodied listening practice for Black Queer Studies and foregrounds situated, speaking Black queer subjects in the articulation of a Black Queer Diaspora by: 5.
This paper traces the historical context of queer activism and black activism from the social movements of the s and s in the U.S. in order to show the deep rift between blackness and queerness that comes into full force in a supposedly colorblind nation that more than once claimed that “gay is the new black.” This is not only a dangerous analogy that lacks profound grounding, it Author: Elena Kiesling.
Books shelved as african-diaspora: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, Beloved by Toni Morri. Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the s and s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices 3/5(2).
Published on Professor Roderick Ferguson of the University of Illinois Chicago talks about art as a site of community, resistance, and resilience for the black queer diaspora in BU. Praise “Black Queer Studies is a treasure trove of insight and critical awareness. [C]hallenging, inspiring, and welcome.” — Chris Bell, Cercles “[A]n important collection for both Black and Queer theorists/activists alike: it tips its hat to the past, attempts to make sense of the present, and paves the way for a refreshed future.”.
The all-embracing, identity-dissolving thrust of queer theory elide the experiences of black queers for whom identity and identity politics have been a means of survival. By The essays in this book interrogate the meaning of "queer" as used in queer theory as it applies to the experiences of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people of /5(11).
Learn more about the story of how black queer diasporic activists and artists challenged neoliberalism during the ss in North America and the U.K., doing so through a series of a visits to an imaginary black queer bookshop and through the artifacts contained within it.
Drawn from the life narratives of more than seventy African American queer women who were born, raised, and continue to reside in the American South, this book powerfully reveals the way these women experience and express racial, sexual, gender, and class identities–all linked by a place where such identities have generally placed them on the margins of society.
From the series “Black Queer Diaspora in the Netherlands” © Dustin Thierry In this ongoing project, Thierry documents ballroom attendees in a series of powerful, defiant portraits that speak to the prevailing strength and presence of a community that refuses to give up on itself.
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Queer Afro-diasporic Strategies *This post is part of our new blog series on Black Europe. This series, edited by Kira Thurman and Anne-Marie Angelo, explores what it means to bring the category of Black Europe to the foreground of scholarship on Europe and the Black Atlantic.
Picturing Queer Africans In The Diaspora: is one of seven African countries with a law on the books that "target[s] freedom of expression related to sexual orientation." try to do with my. Black Queer Hoe is a refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.
Women’s sexuality is often used as a weapon against them. In this powerful debut, Britteney Black Rose Kapri lends her unmistakable voice to fraught questions of identity, sexuality, reclamation, and power, in a world that refuses Black Queer.The Black Queer Diaspora Collective at UT-Austin, Austin, Texas.
likes 1 talking about this. The Black Queer Diaspora Collective at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) is a group of.The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora tells the story of how black queer diasporic activists and artists challenged neoliberalism in the nineteen seventies and eighties in North America and the U.K.
The talk does so through a series of visits to and engagements with an imaginary black queer bookshop, the artifacts contained within it and the historical and epistemological formations that the.