Special Issue "Africa and its Lusophone and Spanish-Speaking Diaspora: New Horizons of Conceptualization"
A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 October 2018) | Viewed by 52966
Bearing in mind that one third of all peoples of the Americas are of African ancestry, and that the majority of the African diaspora can be found in Latin America, an engagement of the two regions must not only be acknowledged but critically promoted and actively sustained. The call for the pursuit of interdisciplinary inquiry in academia is especially pertinent to studies on Africa and its interconnections with its Spanish-speaking and Lusophone diaspora, for the scope of its purview is as vast as varied. The special edition seeks to foster reflections on the nature of the connections between Africa and its Spanish-speaking and Lusophone diaspora and its evolution over the years. The volume seeks to examine the forms that the dialogue on the two regions have taken and explore new horizons of conceptualizations that have opened up in the face of contemporary debates surrounding longstanding issues relating, among others, to the legacy of slavery, deterritorialization, race, transmigration, cultural identity formations/constructions. The volume will examine how the dialogue on these themes are evolving with a view to underscore the pressing issues of our times. Ultimately, the special issue seeks to deepen the conversations surrounding the gestures and overtures to and from both regions
Dr. Joanna Boampong
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- Latin America
- legacy of slavery
- cultural identity formations/constructions