Essays about: "diaspora"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 essays containing the word diaspora.

  1. 1. Ralph Ellison and the Postcolonial Identity of Black Invisibility

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Victoria Wendel; [2022]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyse the postcolonial identity of black ‘invisibility’ in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952). It conceptualizes and explains the extended metaphor over the novel, of black identity and how black people are made invisible by historical and cultural factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Father of Healing : An Analysis of the Father in Caryl Phillips’ Crossing the River

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Jennifer Orwald; [2022]
    Keywords : Caryl Phillips; Crossing the River; colonialism; postcolonialism; displacement; internalization; roots; routes;

    Abstract : The father in Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips is a character burdened by guilt due to his implication in his children’s enslavement. He can be considered a supernatural being since his character transcends time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stigmatization of Self-identified Asians During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Sweden: A Qualitative Study on Stigma, ‘Passing,’ and Potential Solutions from the Perspective of the Interviewees

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Alexander C. Jonsson; [2021-12-22]
    Keywords : Stigma; Passing; Future suggestions; Covid-19; Discrimination against Asians; Whiteness; Intersectionality; Sweden;

    Abstract : With the derogatory political discourse by Donald Trump calling the Covid-19 pandemic the “China Virus,” and the “Wuhan Flu” there has been perceived increase in stigmatization, and discrimination towards Asian diaspora abroad. Shocking events have occurred in regard to Asian hate where within the US a Thai man was fatally assaulted in San Francisco (Fuller 2021); in the UK a Singaporean student was physically assaulted (Rawlinson and Quinn 2020); and in Sweden a couple were physically assaulted on the Stockholm metro to name a few (The Local 2020). READ MORE

  4. 4. Design And Race: "African Design" In The Shadow Of Modernity

    University essay from Konstfack/Inredningsarkitektur & Möbeldesign

    Author : Kibandu Pello-Esso; [2021]
    Keywords : race; spatial design; diaspora; decoloniality; planetarian habitability; modernity; reparation;

    Abstract : To explore the question of how race and design are related, I have developed a set of analysis strategies, involving props that are investigating objecthood and subjectivity. I use prototyping techniques and sketching in full scale. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Katechon and Moscow as Third Rome : Visual analysis of Russia's religious soft power in Greece

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Laura Pennisi; [2021]
    Keywords : Russia; Greece; ROC; soft power; religion; Orthodox businessmen; multimodality; visual grammar;

    Abstract : The symphonic relationship between the Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), a mission conceived as entrusted by God to coordinate their contributions to the society, provides the Russian state with a moral framework and the ROC with the possibility to confirm her spiritual role for the establishment of a Russian Orthodox world. This vision of a new Russian world helps the ROC expand her canonical borders to amend for the fragmentation of the pastoral community after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. READ MORE