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Black Cultural Traffic Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0472068407

ISBN-13: 9780472068401

Edition: 2005

Authors: Kennell Jackson, Harry Justin Elam, Kennell Jackson

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 12/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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Foreword
Twenty Questions
Introduction: Traveling While Black
Crossroads and Intersections in Black Performance and Black Popular Culture
When Is African Theater "Black"?
Performing Blackness Down Under: Gospel Music in Australia
Passing and the Problematic of Multiracial Pride (or, Why One Mixed Girl Still Answers to Black)
The Shadows of Texts: Will Black Music and Singers Sell Everything on Television?
Stop Signs and Signposts: Stabilities and Instabilities in Black Performance and Black Popular Culture
Optic Black: Naturalizing the Refusal to Fit
Diaspora Aesthetics and Visual Culture
Keepin' It Real: Disidentification and Its Discontents
Faking the Funk? Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, and (Hybrid) Black Celebrity
Interlude: Black Artists on Issues of Culture and Performance
International Congestion: Globalization, Dispersions, and Black Cultural Travel
Black Community, Black Spectacle: Performance and Race in Transatlantic Perspective
The 1960s in Bamako: Malick Sidibe and James Brown
Global Hip-Hop and the African Diaspora
Continental Riffs: Praisesingers in Transnational Contexts
Trafficking in Black Visual Images: Television, Film, and New Media
Where Have All the Black Shows Gone?
Hip-Hop Fashion, Masculine Anxiety, and the Discourse of Americana
Spike Lee's Bamboozled
Moving Violations: Performing Globalization and Feminism in Set It Off
Change Clothes and Go: A Postscript to Postblackness
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