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Migrations and creative expressions in Africa and the African diaspora

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Falola,Toyin (Editor), Afolabi,Niyi (Editor), Adesanya,Aderonke A. (Editor)
Format:
Book, Edited
Publication Date:
2008
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9781594604607
Published:
Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press
ISBN:
9781594604607
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Intellectual life, Africa, African diaspora, African influences, African people, Culture, Migration
Notes:
492 p., Includes Akintunde Akinyemi's "Transnational displacement and cultural continuity : the survival of Yorùbá religious poetry in the Americas," Niyi Afolabi's "Milton Nascimento's Missa dos Quilombos: musical invocation, race, and liberation," Christopher Adejumo's "Migration and slavery as paradigms in the aesthetic transformation of Yoruba art in the Americas," Ann Albuyeh's "'Africa speaks in me': how the diaspora shaped the languages of the Caribbean, then and now," Raphael Chijioke Njoku's "Symbols and meanings of Igbo masquerades and carnivals of the Black diaspora," and Ray A. Kea's "Religion, texts, and conversion in the eighteenth-century Danish West Indies : questions of self-identity and self-determination."