Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment
This book brings together for the first time the essays, poetry, and autobiographical and other writings of Claudia Jones (1915-1964). What is revealed is the voice of a woman who was both politically savvy and brilliant, a feminist with radical ideas that will resonate with today’s readers interested in community empowerment and black nationalism.
Decolonizing the Academy
The academy is perhaps the most colonized space. These essays argue that African diaspora theory has the possibility of interrrupting the current colonizing process and re-engaging the decolonizing process at the level of the mind.
The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Identities
This collection of essays contribute to the debate between those who believe that the African origin of blacks in western society is central to their identity and outlook and those who deny that proposition.
Moving Beyond Boundaries, Volume 2: Black Women’s Diasporas
A major contribution to our understanding of under-represented literatures by expanding our knowledge about the issues, experiences, and concerns of black women writing in different communities and in a wide range of geographic contexts.
Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject
An exploration of a complex and fascinating set of interrelated issues, establishing the significance of such wide-ranging subjects as the re-mapping, re-naming and cultural crossings, and tourist ideologies and playful world travelling.
Out of the Kumbla
This first collection of critical essays on Caribbean women’s literature created a field of literary criticism which engaged the absence of women writers from the Caribbean literary canon as it established the presence of these writers historically.
Ngambika: Studies of Women in African Literature
Ngambika: Studies of Women in African Literature is a landmark contribution to the development of scholarship on issues of gender in African literature.