diaspora

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the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel

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the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel

the dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture)

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Innovative and comprehensive studies of Harichand Itwaru by Indira Babbellapati and diasporic Bengali women writers by Somdatta Mandal are thought provoking and stimulating.
s careful reading of diasporic biblical texts that range from the Deuteronomistic History to Daniel is influenced by the insights of James Scott's Domination and the Arts of Resistance (1990).
Furthermore, the plays suggest that engaging with women of the past can be a catalyst for diasporic women to reexamine their own identities and desires in ways that challenge the intersection of oppressions that Black British and Asian American women face.
In the forward, Cuban-American scholar Gustavo Perez Firmat gives a brief but relevant synopsis that summarizes topics such as the "other" and the authorial "I" found in diasporic Caribbean literature.
For example, analyses of the South Asian postcolonial condition have often overlooked significant differences within both homeland and diasporic populations in terms of region, religion, and ethnicity, which have variously shaped the postcolonial identities of subgroups such as Catholic Goans.
Munos takes charge of Lahiri's hybridity, her diasporic "talk," its haunting of that new generation, and what is to come of the diasporas hereafter, offers speculation on the causes of the relevant melancholy of diaspora to the new generation, and wonders when the feeling of diaspora will die.
The fundamental question of postcolonial ethics is deceptively simple: How might citizens of the First World relate, ethically and productively, to the diasporic subject, to the new immigrant, to the refugee?
Deacon emphasizes how the Cornish moved smoothly between ethnic distinction and normative English identity in diasporic communities.
This well-researched book explores the history of Black internationalism to examine how the African Blood Brotherhood (1919) and the International African Service Bureau (1937) promoted Black Diasporic alliances to create a Black radical internationalism of Marxist social and political thought.
This project investigates the social dances that evolved out of this encounter, and retained African rhythm structures and body movement in American and Caribbean diasporic spaces.
Third Chorus, Back Inside" features the less privileged cosmopolitanism of percussionist Nii Otoo Annan, whose polyrhythmic improvisations with the sounds oh toads, crickets, and ocean waves reveal sonic and spiritual connections to diasporic consciousness.
This approach, the paper believes, can offer highly perceptive and productive results in understanding the multifarious layers of a text, especially the nature and texture of a diasporic text.
However, her main point is to remark that, through their work, these artists understand and illustrate "their relationship to nation-state and diasporic location .
The article focuses on the interface of mediated ethnicity and citizenship related to the struggle for power in the diasporic Liberian community on Staten Island.
Burla introduces a graphic representation of the process by which "agents of diasporic imagination" are chosen by the elite in the home country.