Transnational trills in the Africana world / edited by Cheryl Sterling.

Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. , ©2019
xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Music -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Music -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Arts -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Arts and society -- Africa.
Arts and society.
Arts -- Political aspects.
Music -- Political aspects.
Music -- Social aspects.
Introduction: The Africana matrix ideology as aesthetics / Cheryl Sterling
Section I, Music and politics. Rethinking the African link : nationalism, freedom, and culture in jazz signifiers / Joseph McLaren. (Im)Migrant metaphors in a postmodern moment : politics, popular musical culture and national re-invention in postcolonial Nigeria / James Tar Tsaaior. Alternative popular music reporting at the Occupy Nigeria 2012 protests / Garhe Osiebe. Music, politics and citizenship : the case of Y'EN A MARRE/FED UP movement in Senegal / Saliou Dione. "They don't care about us" : an examination of cultural citizenship and political activism among Afro-Brazilian youth in Salvador, Bahia / G. Maris Jones. Black Athena and the play of imagination / Mechthild Nagel
Section II, Case studies: experiential practices in healing and education. Healing arts and the art of healing : a holistic perspective / Hawthorne E. Smith. With education and justice for all through the magic of music / Janis Massa
Section III, Literature, the arts, and political expression. Views on Africa and Africans in Joseph Conrad's Heart of darkness and, now, what will the Chinese say about Africa and Africans? / John Karefah Marah. Rewriting history in the field of orality : (West) African oral history and languages / Cheikh M. Ndiaye. Love and malady in Ngugi wa Thiongo's Wizard of the crow / Bilha Njaguna. "Language is a fruit the skin of which is called Chatter" : Nathaniel Mackey's diasporic tales of Diet-as-dialect and Dialect-as-drum / John "Kimo" Reder. Requiem to Kofi Awoonor through his novels This earth, my brother and Comes the voyager at last / Cheryl Sterling. Basquiat's birds : painting an Afro-global space / Kevin M. Hickey.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sterling, Cheryl, 1964- editor.
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