Black/Queer/Diaspora
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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gays,
  • Gay and lesbian studies,
  • Lesbians,
  • Identity

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jafari S. Allen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ75.15 .B53 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination212-424 pages
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27150949M
ISBN 100822367769
ISBN 109780822367765
OCLC/WorldCa793223679

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In this special double issue of GLQ, queer theory meets critical race theory, transnationalism, and Third World feminisms in analyses of the Black queer butors apply social science methodologies to theories born out of the humanities to produce innovative, humane, and expansive readings of on-the-ground social conditions around the world. The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora tells the story of how black queer diasporic activists and artists challenged neoliberalism in the nineteen seventies and eighties in North America and the talk tells this story through a series of visits to an imaginary black queer .   This genealogical matrix of the present moment argues that black/queer/diaspora work's love ethic, and radical roots in black and women of color feminisms, uniquely constructs it as an organic project of multivalent and multiscalar reclamation, revisioning, and futurity toward producing deeply humane and capacious analyses that both reflect “real life” on the ground and speculate on liberatory Cited by:   The Black Queer Studies Collection at the UT Libraries was created by Dr. Matt Richardson, Lindsay Shell, and Kristen Hogan in This BQSC Guide was created by Kristen Hogan in , with additions made by Hayley Morgenstern in and Ginny Barnes in Author: Gina Bastone.

Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the s and s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices.   However, it begins by situating Black queerness in conceptual and geographic space. It proposes the usefulness of an anthropologically informed embodied listening practice for Black Queer Studies and foregrounds situated, speaking Black queer subjects in the articulation of a Black Queer Diaspora by: 5. This paper traces the historical context of queer activism and black activism from the social movements of the s and s in the U.S. in order to show the deep rift between blackness and queerness that comes into full force in a supposedly colorblind nation that more than once claimed that “gay is the new black.” This is not only a dangerous analogy that lacks profound grounding, it Author: Elena Kiesling. Books shelved as african-diaspora: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, Beloved by Toni Morri.

  Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the s and s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices 3/5(2).   Published on Professor Roderick Ferguson of the University of Illinois Chicago talks about art as a site of community, resistance, and resilience for the black queer diaspora in BU. Praise “Black Queer Studies is a treasure trove of insight and critical awareness. [C]hallenging, inspiring, and welcome.” — Chris Bell, Cercles “[A]n important collection for both Black and Queer theorists/activists alike: it tips its hat to the past, attempts to make sense of the present, and paves the way for a refreshed future.”.   The all-embracing, identity-dissolving thrust of queer theory elide the experiences of black queers for whom identity and identity politics have been a means of survival. By The essays in this book interrogate the meaning of "queer" as used in queer theory as it applies to the experiences of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people of /5(11).