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Race across the Atlantic … and Back: Theorizing Africa and/in the Diaspora

Jemima Pierre

in The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923024
eISBN:
9780226923048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923048.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter brings together the book's thesis on global processes of racialization with the author's two primary fields of engagement: African studies and African diaspora studies. First, it ... More


A Nonracial Education: On Navigating Diaspora, Anti-Black Caricature, and Anthropology

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the problems of anthropology, the plurality of the African diaspora, as well as the classifications and categorizations enforced, without consent, onto African groups, i.e. the ... More


The Anthropology of Invisibility

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter explores the meaning of “invisibility” in the African diaspora—more specifically, it is a meditation on the Senegalese migration to Italy and the prejudices encountered ... More


Remembering Khartoum and Other Tales of Displacement

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the origins of the African diaspora and the elusive hope of peace and return to the homeland. The focus is in Sudan, which has been the site of contemporary civil unrest, ... More


The Inexhaustible Sense of Exile: Other Cultures in the Photographic Imaginary

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter portrays the diasporic sense of exile via the innovation of photography, which (in some sense literally) captures the diasporic imagination, with photographs acting as both context and ... More


Travel Warnings: Observations of Voyages Real and Imagined

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the diverse subjectivities of the diasporic experience, in the final metaphor of a difficult voyage. The established groups (European) are quick to exclude the newcomers ... More


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