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  • Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005.
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: x, 404 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0472098403 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0472068407 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780472098408
  • 9780472068401

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Black cultural traffic : crossroads in global performance and popular culture

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Call number: Black Studies 305.896 Bl

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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Introduction : traveling while Black / Kennell Jackson -- When is African theater "Black"? / Catherine M. Cole -- Performing Blackness down under : gospel music in Australia / E. Patrick Johnson -- Passing and the problematic of multiracial pride (or, why one mixed girl still answers to Black) / Danzy Senna -- The shadows of texts : will black music and singers sell everything on television? / Kennell Jackson -- Optic Black : naturalizing the refusal to fit / W. T. Lhamon, Jr -- Diaspora aesthetics and visual culture / Kobena Mercer -- Keeping it real : disidentification and its discontents / Tim'm T. West -- Faking the funk? : Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, and (hybrid) Black celebrity / Caroline A. Streeter -- Black community, Black spectacle : performance and race in transatlantic perspective / Tyler Stovall -- The 1960s in Bamako : Malick Sidibé and James Brown / Manthia Diawara -- Global hip-hop and the African diaspora / Halifu Osumare -- Continental riffs : praise singers in transnational contexts / Paulla A. Ebron -- Where have all the Black shows gone? / Herman Gray -- Hip-hop fashion, masculine anxiety, and the discourse of Americana / Nicole R. Fleetwood -- Spike Lee's bamboozled / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Moving violations : performing globalization and feminism in set it off / Jennifer Devere Brody -- Change clothes and go : a postscript to postblackness / Harry J. Elam, Jr.

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