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“I Want to Be Ready!”:: Teaching Christian Education in the African American Experience

Yolanda Y. Smith

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter introduces four teaching strategies that emerge from the characteristics of a triple-heritage model of Christian education that is grounded in the African American spirituals. The model ... More


“Testifying” and “Testimony”:: Autobiographical Narratives and African American Religions

Moses N. Moore, Jr.

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Autobiographical narratives and related materials such as journals and diaries have proved to be valuable, but often problematic, resources for the studying and teaching of African American religious ... More


Acknowledging Diversity in the American Catholic Experience

Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the question of how a course on the history of American Catholicism might be framed for a non-Catholic, Protestant, and Southern context. The author of this book has developed ... More


Solidarity in the African American Experience: Churches and the Nation of Islam

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter features African American pastors who work with Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam to address pressing social issues in the African American community, such as voting, ... More


Beyond the View from Euro-America: Environment, Settler Societies, and the Internationalization of American History

Ian Tyrrell

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the suggestion that American historiography is deeply rooted in Europe more than actual American experience. It shows that this has resulted in nearly all explicit or implicit ... More


The Return of Industrial Policy: (What) Can Africa Learn from Latin America?

Annalisa Primi

in Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175180
eISBN:
9780231540773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175180.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter seeks to answer the question of what lessons Africa can learn from the experiences in Latin America given the changing global landscapes that both regions face in pursuing economic ... More


Reconstructing American Studies: Transnational Paradoxes, Comparative Perspectives

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the reconstruction of American studies in the context of transnational paradoxes and comparative perspectives. It mentions the views of several influential critics that while ... More


The American Experience of the Hmong: A Historical Review

Kou Yang

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a comprehensive historical review of thirty-four years of Hmong American experience, categorized into three distinct periods of Hmong acculturation. In the refugee years (1975–1991), ... More


American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Carol Bonomo Albright and Christine Palamidessi Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

With writings that span more than thirty-five years, this book is a collection of essays that fleshes out the realities of today's Italian-American women and explores the myriad ways they continue to ... More


Introduction

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the main purpose of this book, which is to present a study of Jews in small-town communities in a specific place across time. The twenty-four communities that are strung along ... More


Thinking and Feeling with Her: Representation and Affect in Jhumpa Lahiri’s

Tamara Bhalla

in Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040481
eISBN:
9780252098925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040481.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter focuses on how discourses of authenticity in transnational South Asian literary culture produce ambivalence about belonging by exploring how these discourses function specifically in the ... More


From Steel and Shadows to the Flag

Aldo J. Regalado

in Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462210
eISBN:
9781626746183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462210.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter looks at the superheroes that emerged following the success of Superman. Responding to the demand created by Superman, small, independent art studios began creating one costumed hero ... More


The Souls of Black Folk: Ralph Ellison’s Tragicomic Portrait

Alejandro Nava

in In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the synergies between Spanish soul and black American traditions through Ralph Ellison's depiction of soul. In turning to Ellison, a contemporary of Lorca, this chapter ... More


“Just Like Any Other Boy”?: Race and the San Gabriel Valley Boy Scouts of America

Wendy Cheng

in The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679812
eISBN:
9781452948829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679812.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

regional racial formation nonwhite majority multiracial identity Asian American Latinas/os Mexican American Chinese American Suburbs racial formation


Toni Morrison: An Ethical Poetics

Yvette Christiansë

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239153
eISBN:
9780823239191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book situates Toni Morrison as a writer who writes about writing as much as about racialized, engendered, and sexualized African American, and therefore American, experience. In foregrounding ... More


White Flight, White Narration: Suburban Deviancies in Chang-rae Lee’s Aloft

Stephen Hong Sohn

in Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800070
eISBN:
9781479800551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800070.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how Asian American-ness might be structured in relation to the psychic interiority of a white narrator. It presents a reading of Chang-rae Lee's Aloft, which is narrated in the ... More


Inside the Contemporary Trial

in The Death of the American Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081267
eISBN:
9780226081281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081281.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter, which provides an account of contemporary trials and what is actually achieved in trials in the United States, shows that the trial combines high levels of participation with high ... More


The Much-at-Once

Bruce W. Wilshire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823268337
eISBN:
9780823272501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268337.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This reflective journey ventures an open exploration of ecstatically experienced embodiment. It seeks to rediscover the fullness of life in the world by relocating us in a more complete activation of ... More


Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

Courtney R. Baker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039485
eISBN:
9780252097591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039485.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the history of black America, the image of the mortal, wounded, and dead black body has long been looked at by others from a safe distance. This book questions the relationship between the ... More


Understanding Vietnam

Neil L. Jamieson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The American experience in Vietnam divided America as a nation and eroded its confidence in both the morality and the effectiveness of its foreign policy. Yet America's understanding of this tragic ... More


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