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The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


Reconstructing “America”: The Development of African American Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany

Eva Boesenberg

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how African American Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany emerged in the 1950s as an outgrowth of the rise of American Studies in West Germany after World War II. It looks ... More


Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the philanthropic interventions of the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation in Nigeria. These American foundations in the 1950s had thought ... More


Internationalizing African American Studies, Too: White (West-) German Responses to the Civil Rights Movement

Sabine Broeck

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay simultaneously provides a case study of moments of cultural and political crossover between African American liberation movements and the West German public in the Cold War period, and it ... More


Judah Benzion (‘Ben’) Segal 1912–2003

Edward Ullendorff and Sebastian Brock

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Judah Benzion Segal (1912–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, had a long career as a teacher of Semitic languages at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. Segal’s ... More


Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community ... More


Gahu—A Dance of the Ewe Tribe in Ghana (1971)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an essay on Reich's trip to Ghana, in summer 1970, to study drumming. With the help of a travel grant from the Special Projects division of the Institute of International ... More


Introduction: A Sense of Urban Africa

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Introduction presents theoretical perspectives on the concepts of “morality,” “ethics,” and “Afropolitanism.” This chapter elucidates the social positions and existential projects that exemplify ... More


Conclusion: An Africanist’s Query

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Conclusion locates the foregoing study of Bamako’s musical art world within a broader conceptual framework, in which the Afropolitan ethics of a particular music culture may register meaningfully ... More


Afropolitan Patriotism

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 considers what it means to make “Malian” music in times of national celebration and crisis. As a mode of being that continues to shape African futures, it examines how national affiliation ... More


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