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Visions Of A Better World: Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage To India And The Origins Of African American Nonviolence, Quinton Dixie, Peter Eisenstadt Dec 2010

Visions Of A Better World: Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage To India And The Origins Of African American Nonviolence, Quinton Dixie, Peter Eisenstadt

Quinton H Dixie

No abstract provided.


Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman Aug 2010

Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2009

Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


Religion In Post-Earthquake Haiti, Elizabeth Mcalister, Leslie Desmangles Dec 2009

Religion In Post-Earthquake Haiti, Elizabeth Mcalister, Leslie Desmangles

Elizabeth McAlister

No abstract provided.


From The Rubble To The Telethon: Music, Religion, And The Haiti Quake, Elizabeth Mcalister Dec 2009

From The Rubble To The Telethon: Music, Religion, And The Haiti Quake, Elizabeth Mcalister

Elizabeth McAlister

No abstract provided.


Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward A Legacy Of Afro-Cuban And Afro-Brazilian Women Writers., Dawn Duke Dec 2007

Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward A Legacy Of Afro-Cuban And Afro-Brazilian Women Writers., Dawn Duke

Dawn Duke

This study examines Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian women writers, as well as analyzing the roles of women of African descent in Cuban and Brazilian literature. Initially, literary imagination locked women into circumscribed roles, a result of hierarchies embedded in slavery and coloniality, and sustained by hierarchical theories on race and gender. The discussion illustrates how these negative aspects have influenced the mainstream literary imagination that contrasts with the 'self-portrayals' created by women writers themselves. Even as there continues to be disadvantageous constructions, there is no doubt that a modification has occurred over time in images, representation, and articulation. It is a ...


Bennett W. Smith And The Ministerial Influence On Political Life In Buffalo, Sherri Wallace Dec 2004

Bennett W. Smith And The Ministerial Influence On Political Life In Buffalo, Sherri Wallace

Sherri L. Wallace

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Rara! Vodou, Power And Performance In Haiti And Its Diaspora, Elizabeth Mcalister Dec 2001

Rara! Vodou, Power And Performance In Haiti And Its Diaspora, Elizabeth Mcalister

Elizabeth McAlister

Rara is a vibrant annual street festival in Haiti, when followers of the Afro-Creole religion called Vodou march loudly into public space to take an active role in politics. Working deftly with highly original ethnographic material, Elizabeth McAlister shows how Rara bands harness the power of Vodou spirits and the recently dead to broadcast coded points of view with historical, gendered, and transnational dimensions.