Black Europe and the African Diaspora
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&&LI&& Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} The presence of Blacks in a number of European societies has drawn increasing interest from scholars, policymakers, and the general public. This interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary collection penetrates the multifaceted Black presence in Europe, and, in so doing, complicates the notions of race, belonging, desire, and identities assumed and presumed in revealing portraits of Black experiences in a European context. In focusing on contemporary intellectual currents and themes, the contributors theorize and re-imagine a range of historical and contemporary issues related to the broader questions of blackness, diaspora, hegemony, transnationalism, and \u0022Black Europe\u0022 itself as lived and perceived realities. Contributors are Allison Blakely, Jacqueline Nassy Brown, Tina Campt, Fred Constant, Alessandra Di Maio, Philomena Essed, Terri Francis, Barnor Hesse, Darlene Clark Hine, Dienke Hondius, Eileen Julien, Trica Danielle Keaton, Kwame Nimako, Tiffany Ruby Patterson, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Stephen Small, Tyler Stovall, Alexander G. Weheliye, Gloria Wekker, and Michelle M. Wright.show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252076575
  • 9780252076572
  • 1,185,522

About Darlene Clark Hine

Darlene Clark Hine is Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University. Trica Danielle Keaton is an Associate Professor in African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University. Stephen Small is an Associate Professor in African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.show more

Table of contents

Preface / Darlene Clark Hine Foreword / Philomena Essed Introduction: The Empire Strikes Back / Stephen Small Section One: Historical Facts of Blackness 1. The Emergence of Afro-Europe: A Preliminary Sketch / Allison Blakely; 2. Blacks in Early Modern Europe: New Research from the Netherlands / Dienke Hondius; 3. Now You See It, Now You Don't: Josephine Baker's Films of the 1930s and the Problem of; Color / Eileen Julien; 4. Pictures of "US"? Blackness, Diaspora and the Afro-German Subject / Tina M. Campt; 5. The Conundrum of Geography, Europe d'outre mer and Transcontinental Diasporic Identity / T. Sharpley-Whiting and Tiffany Ruby Patterson Section Two. Contemporary Blackness in Focus: France, Germany, and Italy 6. "Black American Paris" and the "Other France": Interpellative Migration Narratives of; Inclusion and Social Race in Parisian-French Society / Trica Danielle Keaton; 7. Black Italia: Contemporary Migrant Writers from Africa / Alessandra Di Maio; 8. Talking Race in Color-Blind France: Equality Denied, Blackness Reclaimed / Fred Constant; 9. My Volk to Come: Peoplehood in Recent Diaspora Discourse and Afro-German Popular; Music / Alexander G. Weheliye; 10. No Green Pastures: The African Americanization of France / Tyler Stovall Section Three. Theorizing, (Re)presenting, and (Re)Imagining Blackness in Europe 11. Black Europe and the African Diaspora: A Discourse on Location / Jacqueline Nassy Brown; 12. Theorizing Black Europe and African Diaspora: Implications for Citizenship, Nativism and Xenophobia / Kwame Nimako and Stephen Small; 13. The Audacious Josephine Baker: Stardom, Cinema, Paris / Terri Frances; 14. Pale By Comparison: Black Liberal Humanism and the Postwar Era in the African Diaspora / Michelle M. Wright; 15. Another Dream of a Common Language: Imagining Black Europe ... / Gloria Wekker Afterword: Black Europe's Undecidability / Barnor Hesseshow more

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