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Moroccan modern : race, aesthetics, and identity in a global culture market
This dissertation asks how conceptions of race have informed popular cultural expressions in post-independence Morocco. Further, how have these expressions helped shape Moroccan modernity? What does an analysis of the ...
Trials of identity : investigating al- Jāḥiẓ and the Zanj in modern pro-Black discourse
Scholarship about the Muslim philosopher al-Jāḥiẓ and the Zanj revolt of the same era has focused primarily on a specific set of historiographical questions. What was the relationship between al-Jāḥiẓ's explorations of ...
Trapped in a generic closet : black-cast television sitcoms and black gay men
Trapped in a Generic Closet is an interdisciplinary, mixed methods project that examines the various sites where meaning is made and negotiated with respect to representations of black gay men in black-cast from the mid-late ...
The dialectic of blackness and full citizenship : a case study of Haitian migration to the Dominican Republic
In 2015 the Dominican Republic enforced a series of measures to expel undocumented Haitian immigrants and unregistered Dominicans of Haitian descent. As a result, thousands of people of Haitian descent became "illegal", ...
After paradise : Jamaican tourism and nationalism in the wake of colonialism
In the tourist’s popular imagination Jamaica is red, green and gold; reggae music played on pristine beaches, a dreadlocked man selling artwork, weed, coconuts and the big bamboo. Jamaica is tourism. Jamaica is Reggae. ...